Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut arrives in Mumbai from Delhi on Thursday.
Kangana Ranaut wants Bollywood to change its attitude towards women.
SHE IS THE reigning queen of Bollywood but Kangana Ranaut is not ready to forget or forgive the way she was treated as a struggler and says it is high time people changed their attitude towards women.
"When I was struggling people treated me so badly. What happens is - a heroine is always dependent on the producer or the hero, so no one thinks what if someone becomes Kangana Ranaut and then she will never work with me as producer or actor. They should have some shame before they treat women badly. They assume 'kya karegi' (what will she do). She is just a girl," said Kangana.
"They have shown me the worst side that a human can ever see of another human. And these people have double faces. I saw how they would deal with men and how they dealt with me. They kept their worst side for me. Now these people have been tamed."
Kangana, who will be seen next in Katti Batti alongside Imran Khan, wants more women like her to emerge to stop this cycle. "My point is, today I am charging what I am charging because I hold some significance... If two three more women like that come then they will be scared of women."
Talking about how hard it is for women to break into Bollywood, Kangana says they always have to have some kind of backing.
"Even if they want to make it big, they have to come with some security net of a boyfriend or a father... something. They can't do it on their own because it is so hard to be in this world where such evil people live." Kangana has wowed everyone with her chameleon-like ability to transform herself onscreen, which has translated into the back-to-back success of films like Queen and Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
The actress says she always aspired to have that space where people connect with her character rather than her looks.
"I want to connect with people on a higher level, not on a sensual level as in that they don't desire me for just being a hot body. And I get that love. It is not like I am the flavour of the season, or they like me for my butt or toned abs. There is nothing wrong in that but it does not last." PTI