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Deepika Padukone Is The Only Indian Actor To Join The Exclusive Jury For 75th Cannes Film Festival

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone will be a part of this year’s Cannes Film Festival’s main jury. The 75th Cannes film festival will begin on May 17, 2022. French actor Vincent Lindon will be the Jury president, while the main jury panel will include eight members to whom Vincent will reward one of the 21 films in Competition with the Palme d’Or, during the closing ceremony.

Padukone began her career with a Kannada movie, which has Aishwarya Ray as the main lead, the actress then won everyone’s hearts with Shah Rukh Khan starrer, Om Shanti Om in 2007. For her remarkable acting in the movie, she even won a Filmfare Award. Later in her career, she earned the love of her fans through her peculiar talent in films like Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela as well as Piku with the late Irrfan Khan and Amitabh Bachchan. Deepika has also acted in the Hollywood production, XXX: Return of Xander Cage.

As per a statement given to media by the Cannes, Deepika has been described as “Indian Actress, producer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur Deepika Padukone is a huge star in her country. actor, producer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur from India. With over 30 feature films to her credit, she made her English language film debut as the female lead in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, co-starring with Vin Diesel.”

It further added – “she is also the principal of Ka Productions, the production company behind Chhapaak and ‘83, in which she also starred, as well as the upcoming film The Intern. Credits include Gehraiyaan and Padmaavat, as well as the award-winning and critically acclaimed film Piku. In 2015, she set up The Live Love Laugh Foundation, whose programs and initiatives aim to destigmatize mental illness and raise awareness about the importance of mental health. In 2018, Time Magazine named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.”

Apart from her, the other jury members include, Noomi Rapace from Sweden, Jasmine Trinca from Italy, Jeff Nichols from the United States of America, Joachim Trier from Norway, and Rebecca Hall.


Gender pay contrasts: Is Bollywood in sync with the fad?

By Aishwarya Samanta

Contrasts in gender pay exist all through the world. They are better archived and evaluated in certain nations and ventures than others. The gap exists dependent on different generalizations and presumptions, for example, women are less skillful, prone to leave occupations for families and kids, men need to get more money flow to help their families, and so on just like financial and business setups outfitted completely towards men. Women additionally do an unbalanced measure of family errands and providing care, which is not esteemed in conventional financial aspects.

The gap has begun to decrease as more women-driven movies are made and are progressively famous with the audience. Yet, lists of most extravagant Indian VIPs have loads of men however not very many women. There is a long, long approach to eliminate the wage gap in Bollywood. In case this is the situation in an industry that is so frequently in the public eye, contemplate what the circumstance resembles in different ventures.

As of late, notable Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone had to reportedly drop out of a film named ‘Baiju Bawra’ as she requested equal pay as the film’s hero (husband Ranveer Singh). Deepika Padukone is A rundown actor who accomplished fame even before her husband Ranveer Singh. At this moment she is quite possibly the most impressive actor and the highest-paid actor in Indian film. But every one of her accomplishments when contrasted appears with be esteemed not as much as her male co-stars.

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone had to reportedly drop out of a film named ‘Baiju Bawra’ as she requested equal pay as the film’s hero (husband Ranveer Singh)

While there is such a lot of uproar on the charges of actors, male actors never face it. They are called stars even subsequent to giving flop films. The gender pay gap is a worldwide issue that has held each area from film to the corporate world and it isn’t just in India however in the entire world. A month ago, actor Kareena Kapoor Khan stood out as a piece of buzz-worthy news after demanding a whooping ₹12 crores to play the part of Sita in Alaukik Desai’s Ramayan. As experts, both these women know their value and position in the business, so what’s going on with asking a fair pay? What’s more, why, when they do as such, is it peered downward on?

However, Articles 39 (D) and 41 of the Indian Constitution perceives the rule of equal pay for equal work for all kinds of people and ‘right to work’, how far do we really keep the law? Women actually bring in lesser money than men for similar work. This uniqueness isn’t restricted distinctly to the normal mass even Bollywood faces a gender-based pay gap.

The gender pay gap is a worldwide issue that has held each area from film to the corporate world

The general law of money expresses that the more your commitment to the income of an association, the more prominent is your prize. At the point when male stardom represents a monstrous part of the money a film makes when contrasted with the commitment of female actors towards the movies, it just appears to be reasonable that men are paid almost twice as much as women. On the off chance that a producer shows trust in a lady and in the event that she welcomes the profits on speculation, she ought to be given similar remuneration as men.

An actor’s compensation ought to be founded on the work they do and not their gender. If the number of working hours she places in is equal to the male actor, then they ought to be remunerated similarly.

It is high time that filmmakers who bring out movies that showcase the realities of the society, picturise the darker side of the glamour world in front of the audience and let them decide how gender pay is as old as traditions in this industry.

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Shahrukh And Deepika Team Up Again For Shooting Movie Pathan

Shahrukh Khan fans who are eagerly waiting for him to announce his next project, which finally came into the news.

The superstar was last seen last in movie Zero with Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in the year 2018. Before that, he has taken a hiatus of almost two years.

This has left his followers anxious about when he will end his sabbatical and would return to the big screen again. Well, some good news for all the die-hard SRK fans that will leave them super excited.

King Khan is reportedly returning after a two-year-long hiatus with Pathan. The best part is that he would be collaborating with none other than Deepika Padukone herself.

Apart from that, the movie also features John Abraham. Therefore, it also marks the first-ever collaboration of Shah Rukh Khan with John.

According to the latest reports, the latter will play the antagonist in the movie. It will reportedly go on floors in November 2020.

Reports review that movie will be shot at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. Moreover, Pathan is going to be a revenge drama.
There will also high-octane action sequences between SRK and John. Meanwhile, this will be the fourth collaboration of the superstar and Deepika Padukone.

The two of them have earlier featured together in Om Shanti Om, Chennai Express, and Happy New Year. Interestingly, all these were massive hits at the box office.

A source close to the film revealed in a report, “The first schedule will be a two-month affair that will focus solely on Shah Rukh’s portions, after which the unit will take a New Year’s break.

Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, who will be playing the antagonist, would join the second stint slated in January 2021.
Like Siddharth’s previous outing War, Pathan would be a stylish revenge drama.

Since the film marks actor Shah Rukh and John’s first on-screen union, Adi and Siddharth have etched out dramatic scenes featuring them.

They have roped with the action director Parvez Shaikh, who has worked on War, Brahmastra, and Bell-Bottom, to design high-octane fight sequences between them.

Written By- Mousami jena
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