Film roles need to be written for Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi: Sharmila Tagore

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“There is a mindset that has to be changed – the sense of entitlement of the man. “It is so easy to blame the image because the image is paramount. “Somebody asked me what are my wishes. Tagore said that she would like to write her autobiography but hasn’t set any deadline for that. I don’t think that cinema is bigger than family as an institution. It is always larger than life and you are always creating the image. I would say that there needs to be some roles written for a person like Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi, Wahida (Rehman) ji and myself because Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth seems to be getting them. “There is a time when you want to go back and you want to review your life, you want to look back basically. So, I think that needs to change,” she said while addressing an audience at Times Litfest here. By: PTI | New Delhi |

Published:November 28, 2016 4:53 pm

Sharmila Tagore last appeared in Danish Aslam’s Break Ke Baad. When asked about whether deteriorating image of women in cinema is contributing to rising crimes against them, she said it is easy to blame cinema. I think I want to go through that exercise,” she said. That happens when you are bringing up someone. So you have to see what is happening in the society and try change that mindset,” she said. “If you are going to differentiate between a boy and a girl from age zero, then he is bound to grow up with the sense of entitlement,” she added. More from the world of Entertainment:

  Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore says more good parts should be written for women in cinema.