Dia Mirza slams patriarchy in Bollywood!

Recently, a delegation of Bollywood actors and producers which included Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar and Ajay Devgan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his one-day visit to Maharashtra to discuss the various issues faced by the film industry.

Soon, Akshay took to Twitter to post a picture from the meeting with a caption that read, “Heartfelt thank you to the honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking out time to hear us at length, discuss issues pertaining to our industry and assuring positive consideration of suggestions.”

The delegation, which was to represent the issues of the film industry had no female representatives. Dia Mirza soon took to Twitter to raise concern over this patriarchy. To Akshay’s tweet, she wrote, “This is wonderful! Is there a reason why there were no women in this room.”

In yet another tweet, Dia questioned, “How can an entire industry be represented only by men.”

When a netizen questioned Dia about why everything has become about competition between men and women, she replied, “It’s not about competition! It’s such a fundamental thing. If we hope to achieve equality we must be included in all conversations! Of course women are doing well. We are doing well despite the fact that we are excluded. And doesn’t that need to change?”