Swara Bhaskar starred in a video alongside Taapsee Pannu
addressing the issue of 'How much cleavage is good cleavage' and
the clip received positive response from many. Swara doesn't really
hesitate to talk about women's sexuality and desires and said that
people who still feel uncomfortable talking about it, need to
change their mindset for good! She said,
"People are squeamish about female sexuality. We are embarrassed
about female sexuality and the female body, and if someone talks
about it in a normal way, the reaction is 'oh my God'. The 'hawww'
feeling (of being astonished) is big one in the lives of women;
it's silly and wrong. It is reflective of the kind of society we
She further commented that society will not change immediately
but the process will take time. "It will be slow, but we will get
there. The media also plays an important role in bringing about
change. There was a time when sati and child marriage were accepted
practices, but over the years, it has changed. So will this
(outlook towards women)."
Swara Bhaskar also revealed that change can only happen when
society is "creating a public discourse that is supportive of women
and women who are open about their lives, struggles and their
On the work front, her latest fim Anaarkali of Arrah spoke loud
and clear about 'consent' and the film is bold and endearing.
However, the movie could not make an impact at the box office and
just collected a mere sum of Rs 10 Lakhs on the first day of its
release and further dipped in the coming days.