Bollywood Actress Urmila Matondkar has said that she is willing to apologise to Kangana Ranaut if she was hurt by her comments. She in a recent interview has called Kangana a ‘rudali’ for repeatedly complaining about the mistreatment she has received in the Bollywood industry.
Urmila, however, said that there was a context to her comment. She also said, ‘absolutely no qualms’ in apologising. “I said rudali in a certain context, and if at all it was offensive, I have absolutely no qualms in saying I am sorry about it. Maybe not her, maybe the people who support her so dearly. So I am sorry if anything like that has gone out of context. It doesn’t make me small”.
The actress was speaking to journalist Barkha Dutt when she added that she doesn’t regret using the word. “It was used by me in a context. I have not understood why a person constantly chooses to only play a victim card. You and I can also do that,” she said. “When you have had such a long and lovely career in the industry, which has given you so much, are you trying to say that there was nothing good about it? There was not a single person, day, anything that happened good?” she added.
Kangana Ranaut while replying to a Twitter user’s comment on her, saying that Urmila had called her a ‘rudali’. “Where was your feminism you dumb a** when Urmila called me Rudali and a prostitute?,” she had written in her tweet.
Where was your feminism you dumb ass when Urmila called me Rudali and a prostitute? You fake feminist shame on entire woman kind, do you know a human don’t just have physical body we have emotional body, mental body and psychological body as well, rape isn’t just intercourse!!— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) September 17, 2020
She also in her recent interview had called Urmila a ‘soft porn star’. When criticised for her words, Kangana tweeted, “Liberal brigade once virtually lynched a renowned writer into silence for saying people like Sunny Leone should not be our role models, Sunny is accepted by the industry and entire India as an artist, suddenly fake feminists equating being a porn star to something derogatory”
Liberal brigade once virtually lynched a renowned writer in to silence for saying people like Sunny Leone should not be our role models, Sunny is accepted by the industry and entire India as an artist, suddenly fake feminists equating being a porn star to something derogatory 🙂— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) September 17, 2020
Kangana had launched the insensitive words at Urmila when she asked her to look at the drug problem in Himachal Pradesh, before commenting on Maharashtra. “The entire country is facing the menace of drugs. Does she (Kangana) know Himachal is the origin of drugs? She should start from her own state,” Urmila had said in an interview to India Today.
Written By – Shilpa Dey
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