‘No matter how successful we women are, we are conditioned not to threaten the men’- Vidya Balan at We The Women by Barkha Dutt
Vidya Balan, the pioneering actor known for redefining terms for women in the film industry, says ,”No matter how successful we women are, we are bad at receiving success.. It’s as if we still do not want to threaten the men.“
Balan was speaking at We The Women, the flagship festival curated by award-winning journalist Barkha Dutt, the sixth edition of which was held in Jaipur and live streamed on digital platform Mojo Story. Known for her impact-making films like ‘Kahaani,’ ‘Shakuntala Devi,’ ‘Tumhari Sulu,’ ‘Sherni,’ and ‘Jalsa,’ Balan, began by presenting the annual H.E.R Award, to Army officers Lt Col. Anila Khatri and Major Abhilasha Barak. Later Vidya Balan was also honored as a Woman of Impact with the same award.