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Kangana Ranaut talks about gender equality in films at her Cannes debut
Kangana Ranaut the fiery Bollywood actress has always had her share of opinions, be it on gender equality or nepotism.

Recently the Manikarnika actress who made her debut at the Cannes film festival spoke about women in Indian films. She looked her best in a black Sabyasachi sari paired with basic jewellery.

The actress was speaking at the Indian Pavillion at the 71st edition of the festival. She also held a discussion with Central Board of Film Certification chairman, Prasoon Joshi.  She spoke about the changing times when gender bias is not a scale anymore in the film world.

Kangana Ranaut's bold statements about many issues have kindled controversies in the past. But the actress has never shied away from expressing her opinion.

Kangana was asked if she was an exception, to which she replied, "I am not an exception. With the modernisation and the way the world has changed...the difference between men and women have changed. There is a certain equality that has come about in the system. People now question if actor and actresses put in the same effort, why can't they be treated as equals?"

She also spoke about regional films. She was all praise for films from various regions in India which were being showcased at Cannes. She was quoted as saying, "We have four regional films that are being screened here. It is very endearing that our regional films - Bengali, Malayalam, Punjabi, and Assamese - are getting such a platform and will be showcased here. Someone made a film for the first time in Lakshadweep and it is getting such a grand platform as Cannes! The fact that filmmakers are now getting such wide platforms is great."

Kangana is at the Cannes Film festival on behalf of Grey Goose India. She will walk the red carpet today on May 10.

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