We’ve re­gressed as a na­tion, says Deepika on film con­tro­versy

Hindustan Times (Patiala) - - Ht Nation -

NEW DELHI: As Deepika Padukone pre­pares for the re­lease of epic drama Pad­ma­vati, the ac­tor is con­fi­dent the movie will tide over the con­tro­versy sur­round­ing it. “As a woman, I feel proud to be a part of this film, and to tell this story, which needs to be told. And it needs to be told now,” she said. Com­ment­ing on the protests, she said, “It’s ap­palling, it’s ab­so­lutely ap­palling. What have we got­ten our­selves into? And where have we reached as a na­tion? We have re­gressed,” she said.

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