Actor Kangana Ranaut, who has been at the epicentre of the ongoing debate surrounding the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on Wednesday said that she felt it was ‘reassuring’ to her that she had not succumbed to the pressure. Elaborating upon her journey after leaving home at 16, Ranaut said that she took on the ‘movie mafia’ in 2019, but added that circumstances today are ‘more intense’ and the ‘enemies are becoming stronger’.
Commenting on ‘casting-couch’, Kangana levelled a stunning allegation that way to stardom in the film industry goes via ‘pleasing’ lead male actors or filmmakers. “When I came in, women only did item numbers… But there needs to be someone who chooses you… There are expectations from heroines to behave like wives on set,” she said.
Responding to a question on her claims that her life was in danger, the Queen actor said, “It all started from Sushant’s death. I had a lot to add as an industry insider… I asked for security from the Centre, since I exposed the drug racket, (and) open lynching and butchering of a single woman started. But I was only helping the case.”
She also responded to Jaya Bachchan’s ‘painting all with the same brush’ remark and said that “Those who turn a blind eye are also criminals… Expectations from heroines are to behave like wives on set. Jayaji had a powerful man by her side,” she said.
Clarifying that she did not say anything about Maharashtrians, Ranaut called for a ‘better administration’ in the state. “They tried to gather a mob and lynch me to death. The authorities of an entire state banded against me,” she added.
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