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Huma Qureshi joyful over involvement of women in all aspects of filmmaking

Mumbai, PTI | Updated : 27 March 2017, 05:01 PM
Actress Huma Qureshi
Actress Huma Qureshi

Commenting on the changing role of women in Indian films, actress Huma Qureshi said that it has undergone a lot of change in recent times, be it on or off screen.

Huma was talking about the portrayal and changing role of women in Indian films on March 23 at UN Women, headquartered in New York.

"Back in the days there were very few women seen behind the big screen or in the technical side be it with editing, lighting, sound mixing etc. But nowadays slowly that number is growing"

Huma says in a statement. "More women in workplace has made the work environmentmore holistic more equitable. And all this reflects in ourstories, our representation of women characters in ourmovies.

I am very honoured to be talking about women at sucha prestigious forum. I would want to work towards a moreequitable world for all of us," she adds. Huma is awaiting the release of her debut internationalfilm, "Viceroy's House". UN Women promotes women's empowerment, rights and genderequality globally.

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First Published: Monday, March 27, 2017 04:49 PM
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