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Is bollywood ready for gender-neutral awards?

DNMUM388971 | 5/19/2017 | Author : Harshada Rege | WC :523

Ayushmann Khurrana and Parineeti Chopra stand for and against the idea, respectively

This year the MTV Movie & TV Awards created history by opting for gender-neutral performance categories. Emma Watson won Best Actor award for Beauty and the Beast, while Millie Bobby Brown took home the trophy for Best Actor in a TV show for Stranger Things.
In her speech, Emma applauded the move saying, “To me, it indicates that acting is about the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes, and that doesn’t need to be separated into two different categories”. The younger generation of actors seems to be keen on this idea. Like the raging debate on pay-disparity between actors and actresses that rocked Hollywood and trickled down to Bollywood, it’s only a matter of time that the question of gender-neutral awards finds its w
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