Published On: Mon, Sep 19th, 2016

Pink raised issues which have been talking point for years: Amitabh


Amitabh Bachchan starrer Pink has received rave review from critics and other celebrities across Bollywood. The powerful story of the lives of working women has connected with the viewers, and though the film initially struggled on the box office, it is expected to do well

The circumstances in the film are relatable revolving around three girls (Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang) who are molested by a man, but are instead charged of assaulting the molester.


Producer Rashmi Sharma has said that she did not make this film to make money but to be able to voice some things that every woman in the country wants, and  she is open to produce films of various genres provided the subject which attracts her.

He also has said that he stays wide awake at night when any of the women from his house are of home at night. When asked if he is worried about female members of his family, he said “Yes I am worried. I ask them where are they going and when will they be back. I stay awake until they come back.”


Amitabh has also said that he feels embarrassed when he goes abroad and people call India ‘the land of rapes.’ He also said that women should feel safe in every part of the country.

“What the film is saying has been a point of discussion for the longest time in our society. We all think about it and the makers have presented it in the form of cinema. We make our films depending on the changes and developments in the society. And the topic raised in the film is already a part of the discussion in society,” he said in an interview with Times of India.

The veteran actor believes that the issue raised in the film has been a talking point for many years and he is proud of the film.

Courtesy: DC

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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