These two aren’t the same line of topics, but this what Jaya Bachchan spoke at the Bengaluru Film Festival. Thankfully this time, no controversy was stirred. If you remember some time back, she attended another festival and commented on ‘Happy New Year’. She made headlines and it was all for nothing because the media had misconstrued what she said. This time, Jaya was asked on Bollywood and regional films. Somehow, she brought South Indian women into the conversation. What she said about regional films is true, because the way ‘Baahubali’ made that much money just days after its release has never been experienced by any other film. Check out what she had to say.
Jaya on whether Bollywood gets a larger platform in terms of world cinema
I don’t think that’s true; it might seem like that to us here but regional films are the ones that are getting more exposure.
Jaya on South Indian women
I see that girls from here have so much culture and such a rich sense of tradition, because I see that women here have tradition. They also carry themselves so well.
Jaya on her daughter-in-law being from the South
I’m both happy and proud my daughter-in-law (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) is from Karnataka.