The very outspoken Kangana Ranaut has opened fire on the targets of many Bollywood personalities and her most recent feud has been with Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhaskar and Richa Chadda on Twitter.
In an exclusive interview with news portal Pinkvilla, Ranaut made multiple statements where she justified herself saying she isn’t going to gain anything except enemies.
The actress talks about what she felt like being an outsider to the industry. In the exclusive, she remarks, “It is so sad. I do not know what to say because I have been in their place. People who come from outside, I have said it in my earlier interviews as well, we [outsiders] do not have the comfort of our parents’ houses. I am not Anil Kapoor or Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter. Or when you talk about Swara Bhaskar, Taapsee Pannu or Richa Chadda, I understand they have bills to pay for their house; everybody is not and doesn’t want to live the kind of life I aspire. So, I do understand where they’re coming from and there are a lot of pressures. People are very bothered about their own personal gains.”
Kangana then goes on to make her statement on losses and gains. Apparently the actress is being accused on ‘settling scores’ by her statements off late. Ranaut asserted, “What will I gain? I will not gain films for sure. I will not gain brand endorsements. I will not gain any money. The only thing I will gain is more enemies. So, while I understand that others may not have my inclination to gain enemies, what I expect from them is just to give respect to other people’s struggle.”
Talking about Tapsee Swara and Richa, Kangana had comments to make on their twitter revelation too. She says, “Taapsee said I’ve had weird experiences in life. I’m a weirdo? They say I’m an extremist and jobless person.
Swara said that my claims of nepotism are fake.
Richa says that people are not giving positive vibrations to the universe. Yes, of course, right now the last thing I want to give out is positive vibrations to the universe when we have lost the life of a very significant person. He wasn’t just another life. We don’t feel very positive about things around. It’s true! But to completely disregard my struggles, is another thing”
Kangana also mentions Karan Johar’s London interview where the latter talks about the former playing the ‘woman card and the victim card’. “It’s out there for people to see the kinds of media reports and the cases put on me. Even the interview that Karan Johar gave in London, is there for everyone to see. You cannot turn a blind eye and state I haven’t been through this. What did they do to Sushant? Sushant is on record stating Bollywood will kick him out. You cannot just claim it was his schizophrenia,” discusses Kangana.
“Sameer Soni went on TV and said that Sushant was a Bipolar patient. Sushant’s psychiatrist never said it. They are making fake claims for some petty gains. I have nothing against that. I do understand that people have families to take care of, people have their own personal ambitions. But just simply don’t disregard or discredit another person’s struggle.”
The actress, herself being an ‘outsider’, expressed her thoughts on struggles of newcomers in the industry. She brings out the point that every outsider is not the same and that ‘everyone is not Sushant or Kangana’.
“With folded hands that’s my only request to people who are struggling in the film industry; please let us be. Not everyone is Kangana Ranaut or Sushant Singh Rajput but there are people like us in the industry. Every outsider is not the same.
Their struggles and personalities are not the same. So, there is no point in comparing struggles. I’m only talking about Sushant and myself. Please stop having this big aandolan [protest] against me just because you are not side-lined. You might not be but there are other people who have been. Let’s agree to disagree! Otherwise, again the movement against nepotism will have no impact. Failure of such a huge movement will lead to more despair in people who are in similar situations like Sushant was — and what I am still going through. Please understand that people are still fighting for their lives and survival. Be kind and please let them be.”