Sonam Kapoor, the fashion icon for many and a strong opiniated individual recently became the cover girl for Cosmopolitan India March issue,and spoke about feminism in a vey poised way.
The Neerja actress, who has always been very vocal about her opinions said, “I’ve always just voiced my opinions. I said I was a feminist at 21. And it wasn’t cool to be a feminist then, like it’s ‘cool’ to be a feminist now,” during an interview with the magazine and we aren’t surprised for sure.Sonam did a great job in R Balki’s Akshay Kumar starrer Padman in which she played a pivotal role. The film inspired by social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham highlighted the importance of menstrual hygiene.
Speaking about gender inequality she recently retweeted a post by the Senate of Canada. It pointed out how Canada’s Senate has stood for making the country’s national anthem gender-neutral by deleting the word “sons” and changing it for “us”.
Applauding this, the Neerja actress tweeted: “Gender Equality is a human issue and we’re entitled to have equal rights. Glad to see Canada taking the lead on this.”Sonam also believes that education will empower women.
Not just voicing her opinions and being a fashion diva Sonam is also a very family bound person. She was recently seeen supporting and not leaving the sides of her cousin at the time of crisis. She was besides Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor after they lost their mother Sridevi.