'A Girl Has To Be 4 Times More Special Than A Guy To Prove Her Mettle,' Says Priyanka Chopra

During a recent interview, Priyanka Chopra clearly accepted the trials she faced because she's a lady and an outsider in Hollywood. She revealed she had been replaced in movies many times, without even being informed

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'A Girl Has To Be 4 Times More Special Than A Guy To Prove Her Mettle,' Says Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra has made a name all by herself. Right from being our Desi Girl, to becoming a global icon, the actress proved her worth worldwide. But there’s a saying nothing comes easy. Time and again the actress has made commented about how she was replaced in West for being brown. The actress is now making her come back to the Hindi cinema with Shonali Bose’s The Sky Is Pink. As the actress has been on a promotional spree the film, Peecee has spoken at length about facing racism.

Speaking to Pinkvilla, the actress spoke about battling hardships and finding her foot in Hollywood. Talking about the same, she said, “It is not just true to me but of the industry. And not just of the industry, it is the truth of how women are treated around the world. Girls are always devalued. That a girl needs to be four times special or has to prove her mettle four times more than a guy. That is just the norm the world has created in a patriarchal society. It will take our generation of girls to change that for the next generation.”

Further spilling the beans on how she dealt with the situation when she was replaced in a film. She clearly accepted, “I have been replaced.” Divulging into the details, she said that once a co-actor told her that she has been replaced, and once she read it in the newspaper. But then she chose not to be a victim of her circumstances.

She revealed that she went and cried to my father, and asked him why she? But then her father told her, “what are you going to do about it?” Priyanka then made sure to be excellent in her next film and learn the job well. Even if the film doesn’t do well, she would make sure that what she does is excellent.


Images Source: instagram/priyankachopra

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