It Exists! Soha Ali Khan Backs Husband Kunal Kemmu On Nepotism Debate

It Exists! Soha Ali Khan Backs Husband Kunal Kemmu On Nepotism Debate

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By Anuradha on 17 Jul 2020
Digital Editor

A couple of days back, Alia Bhatt, Akshay Kumar and some other stars were seen in a live session to announce he digital release of their upcoming films. Kunal Kemmu and Vidyut Jammwal, whose films are also going to release on digital platform, were not invited. This made Kunal sad, who tweeted about wanting equal opportunity at work.


Kunal tweeted, "Izzat aur pyaar maanga nahi kamaya jaata hai. Koi na de toh usse hum chhote nahi hote. Bas maidaan khelne ke liye barabar de do chhalaang hum bhi oonchi laga sakte hai."

Now, his wife Soha Ali Khan has backed him on nepotism debate stating that it exists and if people love someone, they should buy tickets of their films.

In an interview to Zoom TV, she said, "I can say this much that when it comes to words like nepotism, equal opportunities, this is not something that has cropped up in the last month. It exists and it is not unique to the film industry or to India even. We can talk about what nepotism, favouritism means, how much right one has if they are a producer to work with the people they like or vs those who people think are deserving. Whether as an actor you’ve ever feel that you’ve got the love and respect you deserve or whether you would always feel that someone has taken something that was owed to you. These are very broad questions and your question will only lead to more questions. Not to answers. And it is good that these questions are being raised and that is something that should be encouraged."

She added, "People have to look within themselves. You can’t blame other people. Whenever it comes to a systemic issue, you have to see how you can make a difference. If you want someone to be celebrated, loved, buy their tickets, see their films, follow them on social media and make them that. Because we’re in a democracy and of course favouritism exists and there is no point saying that it doesn’t. But I believe in the powers of movies. And don’t forget about it next week."

After Sushant's death, nepotism debate restarted  with people from the industry equally participating in it. On a related note, Kunal's Lootcase is all set to release on July 31.

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