The stellar and stunning bollywood actress who is one finest actors in our Indian cinema also known as bollywood and was recently in news for distributing rice packets during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Tisca says thanks to OTT platforms, there are strong female performances.
After making her debut as a director with the short film ‘Rubaru’ and entertaining the audiences as a nuanced film actress for over two decades, bollywood actress Tisca Chopra made the headlines recently itself during the COVID pandemic for distributing packets of rice to theatre workers and now in recent interview Tisca says thanks to OTT platforms, there are strong female performances.
The Taare Zameen Par actor Tisca says thanks to OTT platforms, there are strong female performances.
Tisca Chopra has always been versatile and dabbling in a lot of things. From being an hindi film actor to a producer to a director to a talk show host to an author, she has done pretty much everything. After the massive success of her debut directorial, the short film Rubaru, in her latest candid conversation, Tisca says thanks to OTT platforms, there are strong female performances.
Tisca Chopra’s directorial debut Rubaru dealt with the sensitive issue of how actresses deal with trauma after a certain age as leading lady roles start drying up.
Talking of the psychological turmoils faced by an actress, Tisca Chopra reiterates, “It isn’t just me, almost all actresses have complained about the fact that leading roles dry up as one ages, as most of the writing is done by men. They see women in stereotypical roles such as – a mother, a girlfriend, a wife, and it stays limited to that. We are tiny pieces in a Jigsaw puzzle of a man’s life”.
However, she feels with OTT platforms coming in, the scene has changed drastically and speaking about it, she says, “The world has opened up so much with streaming platforms. Actresses like Kate Winslet, Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and many others, who are certainly no spring chickens and getting powerful roles. The male gaze is finally shifting towards strong performances. The change is slow in India but it’s happening for sure. Hostages, my series on Hotstar became a superhit. Delhi Crime with Shefali Shah is another example. show. Neena Gupta is a super example of somebody who is killing it! The shattering of set norms is so exciting for good actors”.