Indian culture wants us to be sexual only for procreation: Vidya Balan

Marco Green
November 14, 2017

When you refer to a film that has a female protagonist, or a number of female characters, as "women-centric", the implication is that male protagonists or male-dominated stories are the norm.

The reporter said, "For glamorous roles".

Actress Vidya Balan, who is all set for her upcoming film Tumhari Sulu, in which she features as a host of a late night radio show, says that Indian culture wants people to be sexual only in the institution of marriage and for reproduction, reports news agency IANS. In spite of the fact that Bollywood works on objectifying women, the actress has carried herself gracefully and has managed to do films that can bring a change a society on in people's perception. Without going under a knife, Vidya has worked on her own terms. I'm quite head-strong. But I think it can really be sexist. But that hasn't deterred her from experimenting with different roles, and her next film Tumhari Sulu is no different. Do you think this role can not be played by a woman with a lean body? To which Vidya calmly answered, " I am very happy with what I'm doing. They why the makers of the film chose Vidya? For example, in Hollywood, The Representation Project started an online campaign, titled #AskHerMore, as an effort to ask actresses questions on the red carpet beyond the usual ones on fashion and jewellery. Do share your views in the comments section below!

"It feels amusing how inspite of being the most populated country in the world, we still don't talk about sex openly", Vidya said.

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