Actress Vidya Balan Defends Film "Kabir Singh" Infront Of Students

Imran Asif Fazal |Feb 18, 2020

In an interactive session with St. Xaviers students in Mumbai, Vidya Balan discussed the film Kabir Singh.

Critics and feminist groups in the film industry are yet to forgive the narrative of film Kabir Singh. Shahid Kapoor starrer film earned Rs 200 crore at the Box office which did hurt few sentiments. The film had a misogynistic tone to the film but the audience did like the film and its story plot. Now actress Vidya Balan has openly come out to defend the film and said that the story does not glorifies the lead actor i as an abusive lover.

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Vidya Balan defended Kabir Singh despite its violent tone towards women.

During an interactive session with students of St. Xaviers College Vidya Balan explained that she watches such films which often does not matches her beliefs or ideas of life. The actress revealed that she has become matured and in earlier days she watched black and white movies. Giving an example, she said the film Kabir Singh had led to a huge uproar. But people questioned the tone of the character Kabir Singh which was violent in nature towards women.

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She also said that watching a film does not make her Kabir Singh at first place.

Vidya Balan further said that there many such Kabir Singh who exist in the society. She pointed out that many man in India indulge in violent and abusive behaviour with women. But it depends on her to choose if she wants to be Kabir Singh or not. The choice of which remains in an individual however, its the choice of the actress if she wants to watch the film or not. The actress further stated that she has become matured enough to watch such films.

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Vidya Balan said that Indian society already has so many Kabir Singh.

Several female groups had slammed the director Sandeep Reddy Vanga for introducing such a violent film in the Bollywood industry. However, the entire conversation has begun after Taapsee Pannu's upcoming film Thappad was announced. The actress has always chosen topics which deals with female centric issues. From her national award winning film Pink, the actress never stopped raising issues pertaining to women's rights.

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