In what could be termed as a controversial assertion by many, actress Aahana Kumra, greatest recognized for her roles in movies like Lipstick Under My Burkha (2017), Khuda Haafiz (2020) and internet sequence Inside Edge (2017), Bombers (2019) and Forbidden Love (2020), lately mentioned in an interview that she feels indebted to movie stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar who in a method ‘run her kitchen’.
In her current interview with Hindustan Times, the ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ star, while talking about how content material is driving every part that the audiences watch within the digital house, talked about that these days people do not’ watch a sequence as a result of a selected star is in it, however as a result of the content material is sweet. In her unique interview with the publication, Kumra while agreeing that filmmakers would proceed to make ‘mainstream’ movies that viewers will watch, acknowledged, “If massive movies aren’t made then small movies gained’t get funded. So, in a method, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar run my kitchen. Because of them, other small movies will be made and I’ll get some roles in them. I’m indebted to those massive stars.”
Elaborating on the subject of digital content material and mentioning that there are fewer roles for girls however the instances are steadily altering with meatier roles being written for girls, Kumra quipped that content material is the explanation why a present like ‘Mirzapur’ is a success while praising the good performances by Shriya Pilgaonkar, Shweta Tripathi within the mentioned sequence.
While questioning why fewer roles are written for girls and elevating a query as to why the identical females are solid within the few movies that are women-centric, Kumra mentioned, “When it involves us, there are largely heroine and mom components. And then, when they write a number of movies on sportswomen or feminine cops, they find yourself casting the identical actress for 3 totally different sports activities movies or cop dramas. I’ve all the time questioned this shortage of components for girls.”
She, nonetheless, added, “But, we will’t simply blame filmmakers. Our audiences additionally want to alter. Now they’re giving gaalis to Bollywood, however later they’ll flip round and watch the identical stars. It’s a really muddled up house.”
Responding to being a part of camps in Bollywood, Kumra quipped that she is not a part of any and does not get invited to any lavish events both. Kumra added that she auditions for each position and feels a way of gratitude to all those that provided her work.