When Taapsee Pannu was asked about the status of actresses in films in an interview, she explained how the budget of the film reflects the disparity between male-dominated and female-led films.
Taapsee Pannu has played many great roles in films. She has been speaking about the rights of women through her characters. In an interview to Bollywood Hungama, Taapsee Pannu talks about her film ‘Shabassh Mithu’. budget openly talked about. She compared it to the salary of an ‘A-listers’ actor.
She told how Sridevi is the only female superstar here, while there are many male superstars, Taapsee said that the actress lacks opportunities. She said that ‘Shabaash Mithu’ is my highest budget film, yet its budget is equal to the salary of an A-listers actor.
Taapsee compares the budget of her film
Elaborating on this, Taapsee said, ‘I am talking about A-listers who are not at the top. I am talking about people who are a little lower on the list. Her salary is the budget of my entire film. The situation is still the same, so we have a long way to go.
Taapsee wants equal opportunities
She also told that as actresses, we have raised this topic and we have moved in the right direction, where we are trying to reduce these differences. She says, “I am sure if it was 10-12 years ago, I would not have been sitting here promoting such a film. So, things have changed, but nowhere can it be said to be equal.’
‘Shabaash Mithu’ to release on July 15
Talking about ‘Shabaash Mithu’, the film is inspired by the life of female cricketer Mithali Raj and her dream journey of becoming a cricketer. Directed by Srijit Mukherjee, the film is going to release on July 15.