Mumbai: Delhi born actress Tannishtha Chatterjee who is best known for her performance in British film “Brick Lane” in the year 2007, today says she has never faced racism.
Tannishtha, who has travelled across the world and has been part of various global films, says she has never faced racism.
This 35-years-old actress told media persons, who will be seen in her upcoming movie “Unindian” in Australian romantic comedy film directed by Anupam Sharma starring former Australian cricketer, Brett Lee in the lead role.
She said: “I think we as artists are privileged because we always interact with people who are far more evolved so to be honest I have never faced racism,” Tannishtha, who is promoting her film “UnIndian”.
The actress further added, “I have worked with so many different cultures for instance I have worked with Australian director, American directors. I only meet people who are trying to understand my point of view…fortunately I have never faced (racism) so I think as artist that’s how it should be and I am privileged to be in that community.”
Talking about her character in the film “UnIndian” she said: “It’s a very progressive character. Meera is a single mother she does not think she has to have a man to complete her life. She is a responsible mother, good daughter but she is also an individual. The Indian women audience will connect to this film.”