In assist of the discussions occurring round prevalence of nepotism and favouritism within the movie business within the aftermath of Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, actor Swastika Mukherjee is hopeful that things will change. She, nevertheless, feels that some persons are going overboard forgetting about Rajput’s grieving household.
“Right now the situation is such that one runs the risk of being misinterpreted. These repercussions on social media and even otherwise does affect you. But I’m still trying to understand, where are these paranormal conversations, assumption and presumptions coming from?” she wonders.
Sharing her views on the continuing nepotism and favouritism debate, Mukherjee,39, insists that they exist in all places.
“Why does the hammer always fall on entertainment industry then? Why is our profession looked at from a different perspective, especially female actors. Questions are being raised about our character and how we lead our lives,” she rues.
Asked if she personally has confronted biases, and he or she’s fast to recount, “I’ve been thrown out of films because I’m not in good terms with people running the (Bengali film) industry. Favouritism works more ways than one can imagine. You’ve to be in particular circles and lobbies to get work and awards.”
While celebs are sometimes expected to have an opinion on virtually every little thing being debated upon, Mukherjee believes that proper now everybody desires to share their views however it’s to settle their private rating.
“I don’t like these agenda driven conversations. Why do I want to sell my points of view based on somebody’s demise?” asks the actor, including that very similar to others, she additionally thought the news of Rajput’s dying was really pretend.
She sounds disturbed as she shares, “I kept my phone switched. It was getting difficult every day. I lost my father (actor Santu Mukherjee) in March and then this (Sushant). I was confused what’s hurting me more. Memories of shooting Dil Bechara with Sushant and my father being excited about the film came rushing back. And now both aren’t there when the film has actually released.”
Mukherjee had labored with Rajput earlier in Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015) additionally. Recounting reminiscences of her co-star, she provides, “Sushant’s energy was infectious, he was fun loving, and nice to everyone on the set. I met him three years after Byomkesh, he was still that warm.”
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