Deepika calls Hollywood shallow, discourse still at surface level
Famous Bollywood actress Deepika has bought fame to the country at an International level. Recently she was one of the jury members of the Cannes Festival 2022. For those unknown Deepika made her Hollywood debut with Actor xXx: Return of Xander Cage in 2017. D.J Caruso directed the movie with lead actors Van Diesel, Deepika Padukone and Donnie Yen. When Vogue asks the actress, Deepika calls Hollywood shallow, says they have long way to go.
Hollywood still has a long way to go in breaking colour stereotypes
Bollywood actress was blunt in her thoughts about diversity in Hollywood. Before leaving for Cannes Film Festival 2022, the actress sat with Vogue India. She clearly expressed that although Hollywood is opening up to a diverse cast , yet it still remains at the surface level. Also she said that Hollywood still has a long way to cover to make Black, Asians a part of their mainstream cinema.
Hollywood need to make sincere efforts to incorporate diverse actors.
In an interview with Vogue, the Gehraiyaan actress stated that there is still a long way to go before people notice a difference in Hollywood’s efforts to recruit diverse actors.
“Right now, the conversation around diversity in Hollywood is surface-level,” the 36-year-old actor stated. It’s called ‘diversity casting’ as soon as a Black or Asian actor appears.”The actress also feels that more than 80% people still apprehensive of hiring foreign actors. Although the actress feels that there are people who are genuine, but majority have got it all wrong.
Actress opens up on her next project
Pandemic postponed Deepika’s Hollywood comeback with a cross-cultural romantic comedy. The comedy was developed by Eros STX Global Corporations’ division STXfilms.
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