Juhi Chawla: Films Are Still Hero-Centric
GLOBAL MOVIE MAGAZINE|January 2018

Juhi Chawla feels there is a lot of pressure on the girls on-screen today, and wonders if wearing shorter dresses and aiming for a "size-zero" frame is really an "expression of freedom".

The actress says a lot has changed for women in showbiz, but some aspects continue to remain the same. The actress, who joined the team of Epic channel's TV show "Sharanam" as a narrator, doesn't understand the pressure on women to "prove their equality".

"I am not exactly sure what's going on about any debate on gender, equality and stuff in the world right now. Some things have changed for the better and some... I am not sure if we are headed in the right direction. As in, 15 years ago there used to be one or two women on the sets of a film with 100 men. Today, there would be may be 35 women and 65 men in a film unit, which is great," Juhi told IANS in an email.

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