Anil Kapoor: Actresses say that they want to do women-centric films but somehow play safe and do films with successful heroes

Anil Kapoor along with Anurag Kashyap was present on Kareena Kapoor’s chat show, What Women Want. The topic was gender equality in films. He spoke about how actresses want to do women-centric film, but somehow can’t. Also Read – Anil Kapoor leaves Kareena Kapoor Khan speechless when she asked him about pay disparity; says, ‘You toh took a lot of money from me’

The actor explained, “There are times when girls want to do films which are girls centric or women centric but sometimes young girls are so influenced that they still want to do films with successful heroes. They feel more safe. They somehow feel scared but they still somehow want to play safe. So there is that side as well. We have to push them and tell them to not feel scared and just do it.” Also Read – #BLBestof2020: Tanhaji, Malang, Thappad, Ludo, Bulbbul, Choked – which was the best film of 2020? – vote now

The actor made a confession on social media a few months ago. He wrote, “Everyone has a weak point. Mine is food. The Punjabi boy in me needs the taste buds ignited, my eyes always bigger than my belly.”

He added, “During lockdown, I have set myself the task of achieving a new sharper look. This new look needs a new approach to eating . Both Harsh and my trainer Marc have taken it upon themselves to remind me constantly and lay down eating plans. I try and I battle. Some times I even fall. And what I’ve learnt through it all is that a chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link. So everyone in the house had to get involved.”

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