For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

    Anushka Sharma Clarifies What It Means To Be A Feminist!


    Feminism is a hot topic these days as quite a lot of people bash it for being hijacked by women who are man-hating and spew venom against men by calling themselves 'feminists'. So much so that they've been named as 'feminazis' in return and there are several groups in social media that make fun of feminists. However, the Ae Dil Hai Mushkil star Anushka Sharma identifies herself as a feminist, and clarified what it means to be a feminist by saying,

    Also Read: Bangalore Molestation Case! Anushka Sharma Slams A Twitter Troll

    "I would like to take this opportunity to first clarify what it means to be a feminist. A feminist is someone - either male or female - who believes in equal rights for men and women. But people have forgotten that definition and look at feminists as an anti-men brigade, and that it's only about men hating women, but that's not the truth."

    Anushka Sharma

    She further commented, "Feminists are people who are fighting for equal rights for women, because we are at a disadvantageous position. And in that sense, I identify with being a feminist, because I am a liberal and free-thinking person. Why just gender, I believe nobody should be discriminated against on the basis of anything. All human beings should be looked at as humans."

    Also Read: Deepika Padukone's Mother Ujjala Padukone Reacts On The Bangalore Molestation Case!

    However, Anushka Sharma feels that things have changed drastically and now men and women can co-exist equally in the society with equal opportunities. "Historically, women have had to struggle because of the way society has functioned. But today, we have reached a point where we don't need to live like that. Now, both men and women can coexist with equal rights and opportunities."

    Also Read: Bangalore Molestation Case: Esha Gupta Takes A Stand, But Gets Shamed In Return!

    Get Instant News Updates
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Filmibeat sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Filmibeat website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more