Star Vidya Balan speaks up for women empowerment at Youth For Unity event | Memsaab.com

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan feels it's important that respect for a woman should be independent of the clothes that she wears.

Star Vidya was awarded last year for her portrayal of ‘strong women’ in films.

Star Vidya was awarded last year for her portrayal of ‘strong women’ in films.
In This Image: Vidya Balan
Actress Vidya will be seen next in the thriller ‘TE3N’ that will also star Amitabh Bachchan.
 

Vidya said I feel very good when I see a lot of girls at a function, that they are coming forward and participating in events, joining initiatives and taking up education, and working in various professions and industries.

Vidya said I feel very good when I see a lot of girls at a function, that they are coming forward and participating in events, joining initiatives and taking up education, and working in various professions and industries.
In This Image: Vidya Balan
Also, she says in many professions where girls weren’t there, we can see them now. I feel very good about it,”.

Indian star Vidya also says that she looks for equality with men in every field. “It’s as important for girls to stand on their feet like the boys.

Indian star Vidya also says that she looks for equality with men in every field. “It’s as important for girls to stand on their feet like the boys.
In This Image: Vidya Balan
I won't discriminate between the two and that is not something we should be doing. Our world is also moving towards an equal space.”

Vidya said "there is eve-teasing everywhere, more in some places than in other places. Girls should be fearless, they should turn and slap if they feel so, or verbally abuse or just scream and he will automatically run away. But do not get scared, "

Vidya said
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Bollywood star Vidya, who had given a bold and powerful performance in her film ‘The Dirty Picture’, used her film as an example to emphasise on her point.
 

According to Vidya Balan, “It’s important that the mindset changes. Girls should wear what they wish to wear. Her respect should not be linked to her attire.”

According to Vidya Balan, “It’s important that the mindset changes. Girls should wear what they wish to wear. Her respect should not be linked to her attire.”
In This Image: Vidya Balan
Vidya Balan, who has featured in strong women-centric films in her career, feels it's important that respect for a woman should be independent of the clothes that she wears.