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Amitabh Bachchan wrote an open letter to his granddaughters last year about ‘women rights’ and ‘feminism’. After his role in the film ‘Piku’, Amitabh Bachchan became a forerunner for feminism and women rights in Bollywood. After playing the role of a supportive and progressive father, he went on to play a lawyer in ‘Pink’ who bats for the important issue of consent. Yet, the man is perhaps the most tone-deaf man in Bollywood. Why do you ask? Here it is.

Amitabh Bachchan had previously refused to comment when he was asked to comment on the trolling of Priyanka Chopra on social media for her choice of clothes

‘Pink’ was being hailed as a film encircling women empowerment and raised a relevant issue of the word ‘consent’.  Amitabh Bachchan won several awards for the role of a bipolar lawyer defending 4 helpless women in Delhi against their harassers. Clearly, everyone seemed to miss the point.

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Where have the women disappeared? For a movie made for women, it doesn’t seem like anyone wants to do anything with the women, now that they have won accolades. Amitabh Bachchan posted a picture of the ‘award’ winning team of ‘Pink’ with no woman in sight.

Shoojit Sircar, a man known to make sensible cinema, has nothing to offer or talk about the picture, that has now gone viral, showing no woman in sight

This picture revealed two things – there was no woman involved in the core team of  ‘Pink’ and that Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, and Andrea Taelang all fell short of the ‘superstardom’. Amitabh Bachchan was called out by various people out on Twitter for being tone-deaf and hypocrite. But, sadly it had no effect on ‘Big B’. He continued posting his philosophical posts with his photos embedded.

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Amitabh Bachchan had previously refused to comment when he was asked to comment on the trolling of Priyanka Chopra on social media for her choice of clothes. Guess, ‘feminism’ is now all about ‘tokenism’ and the good causes are soon forgotten once the film hits the screens. Shoojit Sircar, a man known to make sensible cinema, has nothing to offer or talk about the picture, that has now gone viral, showing no woman in sight.

The next time you see celebrities endorsing social causes, make sure to keep a track and follow up if they do it post the film’s release as well.

1 COMMENT

  1. Clearly the “Golbal” part of this website is irrelevant, or else you would’ve known the fact that he was only mentioning about people who have won national awards and worked in the movie too!(check out his Facebook post about this) And the female protagonists didn’t won any, well not yet! So kindly do proper research before posting anything.

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