Actress Sonali Bendre talks about the strong roles written for women and thin thinks Indian cinema is revisiting the golden era

Apr 22, 2017 - 02:54 hrs IST
Actress Sonali Bendre talks about the strong roles written for women and thin thinks Indian cinema is revisiting the golden era

Actress Sonali Bendre feels filmmakers are more open to making films that are women oriented, or with strong roles for women like it was in the golden era.


Sonali Bendre had gained her popularity with her debut in 1994 with Aag and later contributed in films like Duplicate, Hum Saath Saath Hain, Sarfarosh and Kal Ho Naa Ho.


The elegant and pretty looking Sonali Bendre who has been in the industry over 20 years says filmmakers today are choosing stronger contents and are not stuck with the tried and tested formulae. They are more professional and things are streamlined with better roles offered to women in general .


The 42-year-old actress, who has also appeared in Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Kannada and expressed its a great time for the Indian Film Industry with the versatility. Films being made that evolve with new character for the films.


Married to Goldie Behl, she says things are changing slowly and steadily.



Sonali Bendre has started a Book Club on social media and says she started this to encourage people the habit of reading but now though she is a hardcore reader herself, she has never found the time to do as much as she would have liked to. Today's age is all digital and people are constantly glued to their phones or in front of the television and no longer sit by themselves .
The actress had welcomed the late Pop legend Michael Jackson wearing the Indian traditional Maharashtrian nauvari sari in 1996.