Tillotama Shome: Suchitra Krishnamoorthi’s comment on Swara Bhasker’s open letter is ridiculous
Tillotama Shome feels people are free to express their opinion, but it becomes problematic when they start taking things out of context. Swara Bhasker’s critique of Padmaavat as a movie that glorifies Sati and Jauhar, sparked a war of words between celebrities.
Tillotama Shome says singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi’s comment on Swara Bhasker’s open letter on Padmaavat become ridiculous. She feels people are free to explicit their opinion, but it becomes tricky when they start taking matters out of context.
Tillotama become amongst the primary few celebrities to talk up for Swara following the wrath she confronted on social media after sharing her opinion of Padmaavat. Suchitra and director Vivek Agnihotri have been among folks who raised a finger at Swara for “fake feminism” over her remark that she felt reduced to a “vagina best” after watching Padmaavat.
persevering with to shield Swara and the liberty of expression, Tillotama instructed IANS: “I would love to mention that Swara has simply put herself obtainable and expressed her feelings about how she felt after looking the film and that i think she is genuinely free to explicit that.
“What i found very atypical and tough to remember the fact that comments from other people like Suchitra Krishnamoorthi and Vivek Agnihotri who’ve completely twisted what she said out of context.
“One advised that she can’t speak approximately feeling decreased to a vagina… and she or he can’t explicit that due to the fact she has performed the role of a prostitute. That’s surely ridiculous. i can play a prostitute or i can play a pious person on-display screen and yet be entitled to an opinion, and definitely do now not want to be raped to understand what a vagina appears like.
“I suppose whether you want what Swara has written or no longer is in reality private and you’re really unfastened to express that, but I think complicating it and taking it out of context may be very intricate.”
Swara’s critique of Padmaavat as a movie that glorifies Sati and Jauhar, sparked a conflict of phrases between celebrities.
Tillotama, known for films like “Monsoon Wedding”, “Qissa” and “Hindi Medium”, was present on the second day of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer-Resort 2018 edition where she opened designer label MAKU’s with a special narration.
Commenting on her life in transit, Tillotama told IANS: “My dada was in air force and we just moved from one gypsy to another one and in trying to create a life of ours, we are in such rush sometimes. Home gardens have disappeared, the dogs have disappeared, the family and the sense of togetherness… One has to work really hard to recreate that in Mumbai where we are literally living in matchboxes and following our crazy passions and dreams.
“I am paying the price of it.”
Is she paying the price of a celebrity?
“I don’t consider myself a celebrity and have no complications so far,” she said.