Reacting to the ongoing debate started by Abhay Deol over actors endorsing fairness cream, Sushant Singh Rajput yesterday said it is inappropriate to endorse such products.
Recently, Abhay had criticized Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and John Abraham for featuring in campaigns that promote and sell fairness creams.
Asked about his views on the same Sushant said, "As responsible actors, or responsible citizens we should not in any ways endorse or prefer one skin tone over another."
All the films that I did and will be doing in the next one and half year are the films that I really wanted to do.
I had many options and I had the luxury to choose. So from personal point of view I cannot complain.
Sushant said he feels nepotism does exist in Bollywood but he has never faced it.
"Having stated that it is not like (nepotism) is not there it is there everywhere in all kinds of industries and not just Bollywood," the actor said.
He also added, if the industry is receiving towards the talent from outside the Bollywood families there should not be any problem.
"Nepotism can peacefully co-exist with the fact that you also allow new talent from from outside to flourish and encourage them. But if you don't allow that (referring to giving chance to outsiders)and so on that point is a problem. Then the whole structure of the industry will collapse."
He has also confirmed that his most talked about film "Paani" with Shekhar Kapoor is not happening, but spending time with the filmmaker did brought changes in his outlook towards the world.
"We were working together on 'Paani' and unfortunately it did not get made. "I think I was quite rigid in my point of view and I was quite opinionated and in those six months that I spent with him he convinced me that there is not just one right way of looking or doing things. It depends on your perspective as anything could be right or wrong."