- Sonam Kapoor thinks we need more women centric films
- Sonam Kapoor will feature in PadMan with Akshay Kumar
- "It was a fun working with Kareena in Veere Di Wedding," says Sonam
Sonam Kapoor, 32, believes that Hindi film industry is 20 years behind when it comes to making female-led commercial stories. "Julia Roberts was huge in the 80s and 90s. Here it was about my dad (Anil Kapoor) and the other actors. The 90s were about the Khans (Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman). With our generation, we are at least getting the opportunity to do that, but we are 20 years behind," PTI quoted Sonam as saying.
In Veere Di Wedding, Kareena features as a bride-to-be. Of working with Kareena, Sonam said, "It is easy to communicate especially when it is a chemistry-driven film with four women. Since we are friends, it was a fun experience working with her." Veere Di Wedding is directed by Shashanka Ghosh and is scheduled to release on May 18.
Sonam Kapoor's PadMan is a biopic based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented low-cost sanitary pad making machines. Akshay Kumar plays the lead role while Radhika Apte features as Akshay's wife.
The Sanjay Dutt biopic will release in March while PadMan will hit the screens on January 26.
(With PTI inputs)
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