Actor Kangana Ranaut has once again targeted Bollywood by comparing it with Great Wall of China. In an interview, she said that breaking into Bollywood is like breaching the Great Wall of China.
Kangana said that when she entered Bollywood, there was no proper process in place. “There were no casting agents, there were no OTTs to launch actors, it was a very difficult time,” she said, adding that she was ‘desperate’ and in a ‘do-or-die’ situation and after having ‘closed all doors', she had no choice but to fight her way into ‘the Wall of China of the film industry’.
In an interaction with Tried & Refused Productions on YouTube, she also admitted that because she is still new in south India, she has a ‘very superficial’ view of the regional film industries.
“What is very striking about regional cinema is that at least they find some common ground. They're chameleons, and that's something that they resonate with… Whereas in Hindi films, because we've all migrated to Mumbai, there is so much diversity there, yet there is a bit of tension always… Everybody wants to pull everybody down, that's not helping at all. It's become such a toxic place that somehow, nobody is happy for another person, and we are not able to find a common ground we are able to identify with," she said.
The actor is making her Southern film debut with J Jayalalithaa biopic 'Thalaivii'. The film is releasing on Friday.
In the past, the actor has blamed Bollywood for not welcoming outsiders and even took names of some of the popular figures of the Industry when actor Sushant Singh Rajput died.