EXCLUSIVE: KGF 2 actress Raveena Tandon opens up about the North & South divide, says, “Hindi film industry was aping the west”

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The divide between the North and South film industry has been one of the most talked-about debates. The lines are blurring now and we see Bollywood actors starring in South films and South actors giving superhits in Bollywood. Raveen Tandon recently starred in KGF: Chapter 2 with Yash and she opened up about the difference in work cultures between North and South.

Raveena told Bollywood Bubble exclusively, “You know this is something that I had been saying since the 90s, honestly I feel the Mumbai industry, to a certain extent the Hindi film industry, we all collectively hate the word Bollywood. I thought somewhere in the 90s, till the time again of melodious music and stories came in, it was a lot of aping the west, they all wanted to become Hollywood with choppers and westernizing. Somewhere there was a loss of the Indian culture in our movies, it was becoming too westernized.”

She further added, “The minute I used to go shooting down south and they had such strong ethos about their culture, their customs, their rituals, their stories would revolve around those kind of stories, that the masses would immediately identify. I gave such super-duper hits in a line, not me- the entire team of the movies I did. That is what I used to find lacking sometimes in the scripts that we were making in Mumbai and I used to feel they are somewhere going away from what the masses are identifying.”

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Raveena was last seen in the series Aranyak in which she portrayed the role of Kasturi Dogra. She played the character of a ruthless politician Ramika Sen in KGF 2. Raveena will be seen next in Ghudchadi which will also star Sanjay Dutt and Parth Samthaan.

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