Konkona Sensharma, in the account afresh for her achievement in the Netflix album film, Ajeeb Daastaans, on the roles she finds best absorbing to play
Ajeeb Daastaansí Geeli Pucchi has been acclaimed for putting the angle of a Dalit woman at the forefront, article not apparent abundant in boilerplate cinema...
In boilerplate culture, we normalise the ascendant degree narrative. It is arid to see alone one affectionate of actuality represented on screen. We all accept so abounding identities. I am a woman, a mother, an actor, a Bengali, an Indian, an atheist. It is amazing that Neeraj Ghaywan and [co-writer] Sumit Saxena wrote a adventure presenting an circle of caste, gender and sexuality.
The abbreviate additionally generated affluence of chat on amusing media. Is this apocalyptic of the backbone of the abbreviate format, do you think?
You can acquaint this adventure in any form, [but] you accept to appetite to acquaint it. You should accept the sensibility, the absorption and the adventuresomeness to do it. It is adamantine to acquaint them because of allotment and visibility. We were advantageous we had Dharma and Netflix to abutment us.
Some, afterwards seeing the short, accept lamented that they donít see abundant assignment from you. Is the industry not giving you acceptable roles?
I could do with more. You accept to ask the filmmakers. But I do get some absorbing roles. I attempt a film, The Rapist, with my mum [filmmaker Aparna Sen] and accept done a alternation with Nikhil Advani alleged Mumbai Diaries.
You accept never shied abroad from calling a burrow a spade. What are your animosity about the additional beachcomber of Covid?
Iím angry. There is no alibi for not actuality prepared. How can a baby-kisser authority acclamation rallies amidst it? How can you acquiesce the Kumbh Mela? It is bent negligence. We donít charge to go on about statues and temples. We charge to assignment on convalescent our accessible healthcare system.
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