The film industry is a ruthless place to be in. Work is not easy, challenges are many and all of it can take a toll on an actor. At the start of her career, actress Taapsee Pannu had to face several issues, which caused her to lose films.
Out of a million reasons, she was once replaced due to a very peculiar reason. It is one of the misogynistic incidents she faced in the film industry. Talking to Filmfare about it, she revealed how once she got replaced because the “hero’s wife didn’t want her to be a part of it”.
Sound’s strange isn’t it? Well, the actress has many such incidents, and sharing them with the publication she said :
“I faced some really weird things in the beginning like she isn’t pretty enough. I’ve been replaced because the hero’s wife didn’t want me to be part of the film. I was dubbing for one of my films and I was told that the hero didn’t like my dialogue so I should change it. When I refused to change it, they got a dubbing artiste to do it behind my back.”
The actress who has starred in several films dealing with social issues such as Pink, Mulk, and Thappad is vocal about issues related to women. She has constantly championed women’s rights and empowered many with her movies and posts.
In her interview with Filmfare, she further revealed how once an actor asked for changing “Taapsee’s introduction scene so that she would not overpower him.” Talking about this, Taapsee said :
“There was some hero who wanted my introduction scene changed because he felt it would overpower his introduction scene.”
Meanwhile, the actress is having many films in her pipeline. These include Rashmi Rocket, Haseen Dilruba, Loop Lapeta, and, Shabaash Mithu. Her last release was Thappad, which was released earlier this year.
More power to Taapsee for speaking out against misogyny and empowering other young actresses through her spirit.
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