Being one of the front-runners of change in Bollywood today, Sonam Kapoor, wants more Female Oriented Films to be made in the country.
In a recent interview, she mentioned, "In Hollywood there are many female-oriented films that are such big blockbusters and are entertaining. We don't have such films in India." The actor believes 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 atleast getting the opportunity to do that, but we are 20 years behind," she said. Sonam, 32, said working alongside a top female actor like Kareena, who also happens to be her good friend, for the first time in a movie was exciting. "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." Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, the film is to be in theatres on May 18.
On the work front, she will be seen alongside Ranbir Kapoor in the Sanju, her home production Veere Di Wedding and R. Balki's Padman opposite Akshay Kumar.