Raveena Tandon's Shocking Revelations About How Bollywood Really Feels About the Hrithik-Kangana Case

Raveena Tandon's Shocking Revelations About How Bollywood Really Feels About the Hrithik-Kangana Case

The actress may be right with this one!
Raveena Tandon's Shocking Revelations About How Bollywood Really Feels About the Hrithik-Kangana Case

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Raveena Tandon has always been quite vocal in expressing her opinion, whether it is to tell off drunken behaviour at an NRI gathering abroad or to speak up on more homegrown issues like the intolerance debate a few months back. Right after that, when the Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut feud erupted, all of Bollywood was shocked by how a demure yet outspoken outsider in the industry like Kangana could take on a big filmy family like the Roshans, yet most maintained a diplomatic silence on the issue. Soon after Hrithik and Kangana decided to fight out their battle in a court of law and while many wondered if the case need have gone so far, actress Raveena Tandon speaks out once again in her column admiring Kangana's guts and her resolve to stand up for herself. 

Here is an excert from Raveena's column as published in an article in Pinkvilla:

"I remember first seeing Kangana when she won the newcomers award at an award show in London many years ago, what really impressed me about her was in her acceptance speech , she humbly stated that I will speak in Hindi as my English is not so good. That statement from her won the audiences heart. She I believe, is someone who will tell the truth, and stand by it. Some do believe and I do too that intimate details about a relationship need not be made public as what happens between two people is for them to know and decide, who are we to judge? But it’s her choice to stand up and fight for if she does feel wronged and believes that she needs to get the truth out in the open .

 
The industry was and maybe is still a hero oriented where terms and conditions are dictated by super star male actors. But the slight shift is there for all to see. Much before my generation, in the 70’s some heroines were driven to paranoia and ultimately declare schizophrenics and written off. A gorgeous model actress was found dead after being labelled that and another beauty queen/model/actress was beaten up black and blue by a hero husband and his wife! She lost an eye and her career. In 90’s (my generation) the girls fought back but silently. If they spoke, either they were labelled pathological liars or as the macho heroes would show their bravado by threatening in the next glossy headline as how they would smash the girls face or bash her the next time they saw her or she spoke about them – whereas the girls would quietly pick up the pieces of their hearts and careers and try to let their work speak.
 
Most of the heroines I know secretly might be rooting for Kangana and identifying on some of the points that she’s made. If I applaud Kangana today, is not for that I have already judged who is right or in the wrong, just that it’s high time women find their voice, speak up, and get their due out there."

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