Simran actor Kangana Ranaut: I am not a man-hater

Kangana Ranaut said it was merely a reflection of how men saw women whether or not they are related to them. Also, she added, it had to do with the hypocritical view of people about sex.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: September 16, 2017 6:33 am
Kangana Ranaut, Kangana Ranaut pics, simran, simran Kangana Ranaut, Kangana Ranaut simran When asked that a lot of people saw her as a man-hater, Kangana Ranaut said that was not the case as she had friends and most of them are men.

Kangana Ranaut has often grabbed headlines for being involved in spats with her male colleagues in the industry but the actor today said it does not mean that she is a man-basher. Recently, Kangana spoke openly about her alleged relationship with Hrithik Roshan on “Aap Ki Adaalat”, where she also took aim at Aditya Pancholi, Adhayan Suman and filmmaker Karan Johar.

When asked that a lot of people saw her as a man-hater, the actor said that was not the case as she had “friends and most of them are men”. “I am not a man-hater. I am not sure when I became a feminist. The whole perception of inequality and one of being inferior to the other is so bizarre for me to come to terms with that I can’t understand it.

“The law of universal equality makes me look like a feminist but I feel feminism is a sorry state to be in for any society. Because you are lacking something and feminism is acting like a medicine to that illness or disease.” The 30-year-old actor said in an ideal society, feminism should not exist at all and there should be equality.

“We should be a healthy society and bring equality. It is bizarre that people believe one section is less than the other. We should not have it (feminism) at all,” she said during a conversation with noted journalist-film critic Mayank Shekhar at Jagran Cinema Summit. On a question about the film industry being male-dominated, Kangana said, “It’s something very hurtful if I say in an upfront way it’ll make big headlines.”

The actor said it was merely a reflection of how men saw women whether or not they are related to them. Also, she said, it had to do with the hypocritical view of people about sex. “The way one treats and sees a woman reflects on his relationship with his daughter or wife. The world of glamour is almost like a fantasy land. It’s full of magic and opportunities.

“It’s always assumed that sex for women is a bad thing. I know a lot of people who have been very protective of their women, it’s all about keeping them away from men, opportunities, glamour as they think women might get swayed and have affairs.”

The actor said while having sex with a man is a symbol of having fun and living a good life, it is a “bad thing” for women. Citing the instance, she said, “When it’s the affair of their son, you’ll hear so many men openly brag about it. ‘My son is a Casanova, what will he do if not have multiple affairs’. But when it comes to their girls, they are like ‘how dare my girl is going to date anyone, how dare she is thinking of joining films and people will watch her in mini skirts.’

“My girl won’t wear a bikini but I don’t mind bikini clad women around me or my son.’ It’s as petty as that. They feel it’s very manly to have such feudal ideologies and flaunt it like that.”

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  1. Z
    Sep 16, 2017 at 11:32 am
    is made for two persons joined in heaven and cannot be separated..and its not for fun......if one think its for fun he/ she doesnt understands love .....who says we want our sons to hang with bikini clad doing so we r risking his future by falling to a girl.......and we dont want our daughter to wear bikini and mini skirts because we want her to get a man who hasnt been attracted by her clevage and thigh but for love and that man isnt going to leave my daughter when she have withered we dont want our daughter an item of men consumption......we want a man who respect her because of her inner qualities and not because he want to have with kangana you can try to mislead our daughters but with proper upbringing they wont follow your paths......and we dont want our situation to be same as western countries where women above 40 stay in loneliness and misery.....we will teach our daughters the teachings of bible and lead themselves in a life full of bliss.
    1. S
      Sep 16, 2017 at 8:31 am
      She is a woman who wants equal rights for both es. There is nothing wrong with that. Woman should have equal opportunities. Any country can not be successful until and unless it does not give equal rights to woman so that they can use their full potential. They should not be treated as slaves to a men.
      1. Bipin Patel
        Sep 16, 2017 at 8:16 am
        I subscribe what the actor, Kangana Ranout has said. Has any force of the universe in subordinated the nature? Existence of every thing around us (not to be taken singularly) is not the exclusivity of male or female. None is complete without the other, then what is the sense in earmarking "feminism" or "male dominance"?
        1. mohi rabby
          Sep 16, 2017 at 6:49 am
          we know, you are a golddigger.