Phenomenal and talented, she’s truly someone, who can be called a self-made star. Before her massive project, Veere Di Wedding releasing in June, let’s look at some of the most iconic moments from the career of Swara Bhasker.
1. The “Padmaavat” controversy
After the release of the much debated film Padmaavat, Swara Bhasker in an open letter to the maker of the film, Sanjay Leela Bhansali stated that though she loved the film, at the ending, the Jauhar scene, she felt reduced to “A vagina only”. It created a lot of stir around social media, leading to many celebrities from Deepika Padukone , Sanjay Leela Bhansali to many others reacting to her post. Eventually, even Swara Bhasker on responding to this controversy stated that “I could not understand using the V-word could create so much chaos“.
2. The Asifa controversy
After the despicable crime of an 8 YO girl, Asifa getting raped, the actress voiced her opinion regarding the same. She had to face a lot of criticisms and comments, when she did not react to the same crime for a Hindu girl. She also faced comments like “hypocrite“.
3. Lipstick Under My Burkha
Swara Bhasker appeared in the much debated film, Lipstick Under my Burkha, which talked of issues like patriarchy, male domination and oppression against women. The release of the film was under the Censor Board’s debate for a long time. The film finally released, and received much appreciation from the critics as well as from the audience.
4. Swara Bhasker’s First Filmfare Nomination
Swara appeared in the 2011 romantic comedy, Tanu Weds Manu, in a supporting role. Her performance received widespread acclamation and fetched her the very first Filmfare Nomination for the best actress in supporting role.
5. Swara Bhasker’s First award
Swara won the Screen Award for the best actress (critics) for her performance in Nil Battey Sannata (2016) . She played the role of mother , who struggles to give her child the best education and life.
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