When Sonam Kapoor said that just because one looks like they’re ‘from the pind’ doesn’t mean they’re a good actor: ‘It’s rubbish’

MD Merajul IslamJuly 6, 2022

Koffee with Karan will quickly return for a seventh season, however Sonam Kapoor gained’t be again, no less than so far as what we are able to inform from the trailer. Sonam has been concerned in a few of the present’s most memorable episodes, stirring the pot along with her statements which created ripples within the business at giant.

In a 2014 look on the controversial chat present, Sonam referred to as herself an ‘icon’ and mentioned that it’s ‘superb’ to be handled like one whereas she’s nonetheless in her 20s. Karan Johar couldn’t assist however chuckle at her audacity.

When he requested her if she’s bothered about being recognised extra for her vogue than her performances, she mentioned, “The largest film stars on this world had been all vogue icons. Whether or not it’s an Audrey Hepburn, whether or not it’s a Marilyn Monroe, whether or not it’s a Katherine Hepburn, Meena Kumari, Sharmila Tagore, Rekha… They’ve at all times been vogue icons, they’ve at all times set tendencies… The plenty like me as a daily, regular lady; these are the individuals who see my movies, that’s why my movies do the form of enterprise that they do. However the ‘lessons’ who see me on Vogue or watch Koffee with Karan, they like me as a vogue icon. So, I believe I’m catering to either side.”

Sonam continued, “The factor in regards to the business is that should you’re not handsome they assume you’re actor… It’s good to appear to be you’re from the pind, you already know what I imply? I do North Indian roles, however I’m from JVPD Scheme, however I can do a Bittu from Delhi-6, or a Zoya from Lucknow, and on the identical time I can do an Ayesha, or I can do an I Hate Luv Tales… Simply since you look peculiar and act loud doesn’t imply you’re actor. That’s garbage. It’s additionally like, individuals really feel dangerous, like ‘she appears to be like like this, she may as nicely be actor’.”

She doubled down on her sentiments a second later, after Karan mentioned that he can empathise with what she was saying as a result of he himself has by no means been taken critically as a filmmaker due to the flicks he makes. She continued, “These so-called artwork movies, why have they got to take not nice-looking individuals? It doesn’t make sense, simply because they don’t look good doesn’t imply they’re good actors.”

Sonam has been largely absent from movies since she tied the knot with businessman Anand Ahuja in 2018. She appeared for a short cameo in 2020’s AK vs AK, and can subsequent be seen within the thriller Blind. She’s at the moment expecting her first child with Anand.


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