We’ve collected the best Kanika Dhillon Quotes. Use them as an inspiration.
I come from a Punjab and a community that has taught me that art is meant to be challenging, infuriating and thought provoking.
I have always aspired to be a writer, be it as an author or a screenwriter, whatever the medium.
Censorship, by definition, is suppression of objectionable material that can be harmful or inconvenient. Since when has it become inconvenient or dangerous for a young woman to be confused in love?
I was 17 when I wrote a collection of short stories and wanted it published but it didn’t happen. A lot of publishing houses don’t allow young authors to enter into writing segments.
A novel compared to film writing can allow the author to be more indulgent, and that extends to the characters and the story being told.
Telling a story is an emotional and personal experience for me and I can’t do without it.
I will write an entire script but not be commissioned by anyone. I want the freedom to walk away from it. If you’re uncomfortable, I will go away. There is no middle ground with me. Also because if I change my character, my story changes.
If my stories make people uncomfortable, because it questions your set ideas and value systems that are convenient for a group of people or ideas that promote patriarchy and religious fanaticism, then my job as an artiste and a writer is done. The more you will cry foul, the louder my characters will speak.
Your influence and remuneration is directly proportionate to your film’s success. So in that sense, Bollywood is a level playing field. If you are delivering on certain parameters, regardless of your gender, you will get paid.