EXCLUSIVE: Kangana Ranaut on Bollywood not standing up for her: This is a very strange sort of a racket
Kangana Ranaut, in an EXCLUSIVE interview with Pinkvilla, spoke about how Bollywood has always ignored her and never stood by her. She called it as a 'racket'.
During several media interactions, Kangana Ranaut has been talking about the Bollywood industry not standing up for her and not supporting her work as such. In the year 2014, the actor was applauded for her stupendous performance as Rani in Queen, for which she was even bestowed with National Film Awards. The talented actor was loved by the whole nation and even several Bollywood celebrities showered love on her. Moreover, even Amitabh Bachchan wrote a handwritten note to Kangana.
In an EXCLUSIVE interview with Pinkvilla, when the talented actor was quizzed about the same, she stated, "In 2014, I don't think all the accolades were for me, it was for Phantom who was coming up and there were having screenings after screenings for people of Vikas and Anurag Kashyap. They had a lot of friends, so they used to come. I have always been absolutely ignored. After Tanu Weds Manu also I have had so many trials, they would just not come. But when it comes to them, they call me shamelessly, I even sort of cancel my shoots and make sure I attend them. Now, I have stopped because it's getting too much."
Kangana further spoke about her contemporaries and how they have sent her trailers of their upcoming film. She said, "These girls send me their trailers like Alia (Bhatt) sent me the trailer of Raazi and said, 'Please watch it'. For me, it was not a Karan Johar film or Alia film, for me, it was a film on Sehmat Khan, the girl who has given her everything to the country."
How do these people become so petty? How do these people look at a film, like for an individual, "Arre yaar, iska na kuch ho jaye, main chup baithta hoon!" How do they do that? How does it even work? For me, this is a revelation that this film, what Rani Laxmibai has done, is this freedom only mine? Doesn't it belong to anybody else?" Kangana hit back at the celebs who did not speak anything about Manikarkina.
Ms Ranaut added, "When Aamir called me for Dangal, Secret Superstar, I went all the way to Ambani's house. Dangal, for me, was a film about women empowerment. But they don't have time for any of my trails. I have two-three films coming up, but I don't expect people to write about them."
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When we asked Kangana, if, like other actors, she too has reached out to them, she replied, "I have reached out to them. When I saw Raazi trailer, I called Alia and Meghna, I spoke to each one of them for half an hour. But no response from anyone. This is a very strange sort of a racket. I don't know what they are threatened by."
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