Sophie Choudry opens up on ageism, being requested to behave her age


Sophie Choudry, who celebrated her fortieth birthday earlier this yr, has opened up about her expertise with ageism. The actor shared that she usually will get messages, the place individuals marvel at how she seems to haven’t aged in any respect, whereas others ask her to behave based on her age. Additionally Learn| Nimrat Kaur says ‘there’s a lot of age tagging’ in film industry and society

Sophie just lately got here up with a brand new observe Gori Hai- a recreation of the traditional observe Gori Hai Kalaiyaan. Sophie shared that her followers who’ve been following her since she launched a remix of Ek Pardesi Mera Dil Le Gaya in 2004 have been asking her to provide you with one other such music, which impressed her to do Gori Hai. She additionally shared that some followers additionally textual content her that she nonetheless appears to be like the identical approach as she did again then whereas all of them have aged within the final 20 years.

She advised Indian Categorical, “My expertise with ageism is a humorous factor. Day-after-day I get messages the place individuals inform me they have been in class, when Ek Pardesi got here out and now they give the impression of being outdated, however I don’t. Now and again, I get messages of individuals telling me to ‘act my age’, however what’s that? I’ve by no means considered age as a quantity. Persons are all the time going to touch upon social media.”

Sophie, who additionally danced to Gori Hai with Malaika Arora in a brief promotional video, additionally reacted to how the latter faces frequent trolling about her age. She stated, “Sure, Malaika does get trolled, however she is a very sturdy lady, she is attractive and she or he is an inspiration to many ladies on the market, extra energy to her!”

Gori Hai is remix of Gori Hai Kalaiyaan from Jaya Prada and Amitabh Bachchan’s movie Aaj Ka Arjun (1990). The unique observe was composed by Bappi Lahiri and sung by the late Lata Mangeshkar and Shabbir Kumar.

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