Bollywood will remain a hero-centric business: Bipasha Basu
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NEW DEHLI: Women in Bollywood are acting like never before, but will they surpass the status Bollywood heroes enjoy? “Never,” says actor Bipasha Basu, who feels there is minimal opportunity for female actors in Bollywood.
“In Bollywood, the opportunities for female actors are minimal. We don’t have too many options, except to be safe, look pretty and do some nice dance numbers,” Bipasha told IANS in an interview.
The year 2011 saw films like The Dirty Picture, No One Killed Jessica and Saat Khoon Maaf showcasing promising trends as far as women finding prominent roles in movies is concerned.
But Bipasha says: “Firstly, Dirty Picture has not managed to change attitudes much. If you’re lucky you may get movies like Dirty Picture, or in my case, movies like Raaz, Jism or Corporate.”
“As a one off, you may get a film, which will be talked about. People might say, Oh! Women are getting into trend now! It’s going to be such a great time for female
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