Leading Bollywood Stunt Woman Kicks Back Against Gender Roles
She makes it look easy. Geeta Tandon is defying gender stereotypes in Bollywood — but it’s been a tough road. Forced to wed at age 15, Tandon fled a violent husband with her two kids; she eventually became so desperate for work she agreed — without training — to jump off a building. Today, she’s a self-taught pro and one of the few women in her field willing to do high-speed car chases. In the process, Tandon’s smashing gender norms and providing inspiration to wives still trapped in abusive marriages.