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Nepotism does not exist, says Kareena

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Khan, the grandchild of legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor, says nepotism does not exist in the Indian film industry.

The was present at The Today Conclave 2018 along with her sister Karishma on Saturday. In a conversation with Rajdeep Sardesai, she was asked if nepotism exists in the film industry.

replied: "There are so many superstars from yesteryears and not all of their children are a superstar. If nepotism exists, they would have been a big star by now."

"The fact that Ranveer Singh has become the new superstar of who does not come from a film family proves the fact that they become superstar out of their sheer talent and hard work. Nepotism does not exist," she said.

"I think it is about the talent that takes you where you go. When you are on-screen, anybody can make or break you; anyone can make a judgment on you irrespective of you are a daughter or grandchildren of someone," said Karishma.

"And for a youngster who has a huge family and legacy behind, is much tough to make a mark," she added.

While they were countered by Sardesai that "but Kangana (Ranaut, actress) said otherwise", Karishma said: "People can have their opinion and we should respect each opinion."



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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 21:06 IST