Shama Sikander on drug scene in Bollywood: You all the time have a alternative; nobody forces you to do one thing… – Hindustan Instances

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s unlucky demise has opened a can of worms and discussions round psychological well being, nepotism and favouritism in Bollywood have been occurring for someday. Whereas actor Shama Sikander feels such talks would possibly enhance the ambiance of the leisure trade, she provides that the agenda-driven conversations occurring within the identify of fine is portraying the trade in flawed mild.

“Some individuals are sadly not aware about what they’re saying, there are others who’re going overboard to fulfill their private agenda. Issues are getting murkier, spoiling authenticity of the entire dialog. It’s making a unfavorable impression on individuals’s thoughts, additionally discouraging expertise who had dreamt of being part of the trade. Unhappy individuals aren’t understanding how they’re being manipulated, brainwashed into believing sure issues. This trade gave employment, entertain us, gave us nice artistes. This isn’t that dangerous a spot,” she says.

Actor Kangana Ranaut, who has been vocal about these current biases, has lately alleged that 99% of Bollywood is into medication resulting in many surprise who did she imply by the bulk as a result of Bollywood consists of hundreds of individuals.

Reacting to those talks round drug mafia, Sikander says, “I don’t assume your entire trade is into medication. I’ve been to events the place there have been no medication in any respect and likewise to some events the place there have been medication. It’s as much as you as to what you select for your self. Nobody forces you to do one thing at gun level or places something into your mouth.”

Including that the trade is product of artistic individuals, the actor says, ”I agree some individuals make errors however they’re only a small a part of the trade. And these individuals may be turned too. We have to cope with this sensitively. Preventing is sweet however in the best course would get outcomes.”

Sikandar additional factors that viewers have to now make issues transfer in the best course as energy is of their arms.

“You needed to solely watch star children and now you’re saying ‘Oh nepotism is destroying the trade’. Together with being an artwork type, filmmaking can also be a enterprise. If you wish to watch sure individuals, makers will solely solid them proper? If makers nonetheless take the prospect with an outsider, and if the movie fails then this actor’s profession is sort of over. So, if you need outsiders to flourish, watch their work,” she argues.

Sikander says greater than nepotism, it’s groupism that’s the larger problem. “These teams in Bollywood don’t will let you operate in case you aren’t part of it. Your auditions tapes don’t attain the best place and producers too need to keep shut to those highly effective teams. So individuals like us have to attend for years to get good work,”concludes the actor.

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