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Bhumi Pednekar’s Fitting Reply To People Who Body Shame
Oneindia | 12th Nov, 2019 06:14 PM
  • On Remuneration

    "In the early years, it used to be a huge problem. I'm not going to compare my pay to somebody's who has been in the industry for so many years. I can't be someone who's not able to attract a large audience but expects a crazy pay. There has to be a logic behind it. I have been in a situation where I was paid 5% of what my male actor got, even though we had the same number of hits and our career graphs have been similar."


  • How Things Are Changing

    She also added that things are changing tremendously these days. The Bala actor added that there's a 'wave of films' in which female cast is taking the lead role. The 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' actress also stated that she feels empowered to be a part of it.


  • On Receiving Flak For Bala

    The actress's brown-faced appearance in the recently-released Bala didn't go down well with many. A lot of people felt that a dark-skinned woman could have played the role. However, Bhumi doesn't seem to be perturbed. "Everyone has faced bullying. I have been fat-shamed since I was a kid. I was always a chubby kid. Everything is a problem. If you're too short, it's a problem. If you're too tall, it's a problem. Hairy, not hairy, fair, dark, - everything is an issue," she said.


  • On The Work Front

    Bhumi is on cloud 9 with the performance Bala has been putting up at the box office - the movie crossed the Rs 50 crore mark in four days of release. She will next be seen in Pati Patni Aur Woh alongside Kartik Aaryan and Ananya Pandey.
    Credits: Pinkvilla




In a recent interview, actor Bhumi Pednekar opened up that she was fat-shamed as a kid. The actress also stated that there was a time when she was paid only 5 per cent of what her male co-stars were paid.

   
 
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