Ekta Kapoor: We Tend To Put Women On A Pedestal
GLOBAL MOVIE MAGAZINE|September 2019
Ekta Kapoor says that the constant talk on feminism is putting women on a pedestal and setting unrealistic expectations.

Soap sultana and web content creator Ekta Kapoor says that the constant talk on feminism is putting women on a pedestal and setting unrealistic expectations. Her upcoming web series Mission Over Mars (M-O-M), which shows an incredible journey of four women, is an attempt to bend that norm, she adds.

“Nationalism and feminism are two topics of discussion in the current time, and with that we tend to put our women on the pedestal. We constantly make parameters like if you are a ‘good girl’ you won’t be drinking, smoking, will not be on dating apps, and not be an ambitious person, and will be good at balancing personal and professional life. All these are wrong!” she said, adding: “In ‘M-O-M’, we are exploring different women who are on a common mission,” Ekta told media during the trailer launch of the show on Friday night.

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