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Jaya Bachchan says ‘insecurity of a man’ is reason behind inequality in pay: ‘Sometimes women are their own enemies’

Veteran actor Jaya Bachchan has spoken about inequality in pay for ladies and men throughout completely different workplaces. Speaking on the newest episode, One Crown, Many Shoes of her podcast What The Hell Navya, Jaya’s granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda mentioned that ladies should not being paid equally. She cited examples in tennis and basketball, the place ladies are paid lower than their male counterparts. (Also Read | Jaya Bachchan asks why Indian ladies are carrying extra western garments)

Navya requested Jaya and her mom Shweta Bachchan why such a factor occurs and what could be carried out to resolve the issue. Jaya replied, “The insecurity of a man, who’s sitting at the head of it. Actually, he’s insecure and that’s why he finds it easier to put a woman down in every field and in every way and this is the outcome of that kind of a mindset…”

She additionally mentioned, “For centuries women have never stood up for themselves. There are exceptions, but now it’s changing the younger generation it’s changing and it’s also because mothers are realising that my daughter and my son are as good as each other.”

Jaya additional mentioned, “Educated women also have double standards, which is so sad. Sometimes I want to say it but do not feel good about saying it, but sometimes women are their own enemies. Of course, it’s also the father’s responsibility.”

Jaya has labored in lots of films over a number of many years. She made her movie debut in Satyajit Ray’s Mahanagar (1963). As an grownup, she was seen in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Guddi (1971). She featured in lots of movies comparable to Uphaar (1971), Koshish (1972), Zanjeer and Abhimaan (1973), Kora Kagaz (1974), Chupke Chupke, Mili and Sholay (1975), Silsila (1981), Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998), Fiza (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001) and Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) amongst others.

Fans will see Jaya subsequent in Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. The movie additionally stars Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi, Alia Bhatt, and Ranveer Singh. It is about to launch in theatres on April 2023.



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