Such pressure, tweets Shabana Azmi on Oscars red carpet

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Mar 11, 2018, 03:46 PM(IST)

Shabana Azmi is known for her work in films like 'Ankur' (1974), 'Arth' (1982), 'Avtaar' (1983) and 'Godmother' (1999). Photograph:( Twitter )

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The Bollywood actress criticised the Oscars red carpet for the 'desperation to set standards of beauty'

Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi on Sunday criticised the Oscars red carpet for the "desperation to set standards of beauty."

The actress, 67, shared her displeasure about the awards on Twitter and said it was a "huge pity" that the awards created a pressure not to accept oneself as one is.
 

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Shabana Azmi is known for her work in films like 'Ankur' (1974), 'Arth' (1982), 'Avtaar' (1983) and 'Godmother' (1999).

She has previously spoken out against the standards of beauty set by award shows and international film festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival.
 

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