I still feel like an outsider in Bollywood: Aditi
In her six-year Bollywood career, Aditi Rao Hydari has tasted both success and failures, but the actor says she still feels like an outsider as she does not have a family clout in the industry.
Aditi first appeared as Rama Bua in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Delhi-6, but it was Sudhir Mishra’s “Yeh Saali Zindagi” which brought the actor to prominence.
“I do feel like an outsider in little little ways. For example, on social media, sometimes I feel I don’t have the support system which somebody else has. When I put something on social media, some people will support me and be genuinely sweet about it, but for somebody else, they have all their cousins, friends, uncles and aunts,” said Aditi.
“All they have to do is send them a text saying ‘please do it’ and they’ll do it. It’s natural, which is why I never resent it.
“I also know it is not important in the larger scheme of things but it becomes important because in today’s digital world we are so image driven...,” she said.
The 29-year-old London Paris New York star says she neither has a big actor nor a production house back-up, which makes her struggle to be a part of films that she wants to work in.
Aditi will be next seen in Bejoy Nambiar’s Wazir, which also stars megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar.