The actress is presently wanting ahead to the discharge of her much-anticipated movie Gadar 2.
Whereas a number of actresses in Bollywood have again and again spoken about pay disparity within the trade, actress Ameesha Patel feels that male actors “deserve” to be paid extra as a result of movies are promoting due to them.
Patel, who’s presently wanting ahead to the discharge of her much-anticipated movie Gadar 2, stated throughout an interview, “Pay parity doesn’t exist in Bollywood and it by no means will. It doesn’t even exist in Hollywood additionally. To be very trustworthy, a movie does experience on a hero’s shoulders. Why are we working away from that? I can say I would like the identical pay as my male co-star, however the reality is, the movie is promoting due to the hero, so he deserves it.”
The actress continued and stated that she wished extra consolation on the units as a substitute of equal pay.
“Give me as a lot consolation as my male co-star as a result of we work in as harsh environmental situations. I need to carry out my greatest. It’s tougher environmentally for us (ladies). In snow-clad mountains, we have now to be in chiffon sarees when heroes are of their winter gear,” she added. “I’ll by no means say I would like the identical pay as Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Sunny Deol, or Akshay Kumar. The viewers is coming for them. Sure, we do add a substantial quantity in a big function if we ship however what number of female-oriented movies have achieved these sorts of field workplace numbers that even a solo hero movie can do? So, why ought to we idiot ourselves?”
Additionally starring Sunny Deol, Gadar 2 is the sequel to the 2001 blockbuster Gadar. It’s scheduled to launch in cinemas on August 11, 2015.