Updated June 6th, 2024 at 23:32 IST

Ahsaas Channa Glad About Strong Female Characters Onscreen But Questions 'Are We Completely There?'

Ahsaas Channa has completed 20 years in the industry and talked about her journey, the evolution of women characters, in an new interview.

Ahsaas Channa | Image:Ahsaas Channa/Instagram
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Ahsaas Channa commenced her career in Bollywood by essaying child roles in popular movies. The actress has now completed 20 years in the industry and has looked back at her journey. She has also reflected on the changing roles of women in the movie industry. 

Ahsaas Channa talks about strong female characters in movies 

Ahsaas, who started her career at a very young age, played the role of Preity Zinta's son in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna. She also essayed the character of Ashu in My Friend Ganesha. In a conversation with IANS, Ahsaas talked about her journey, the evolution of women characters, and more. The 24-year-old diva, who has been a part of shows like Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev, Code Red - Talaash, among others opened up on the evolution of writing of women characters.

A file photo of Ahsaas Channa | Image: Instagram 

She said: “Absolutely, many strong female characters are being written today, than they were in the past. And I’m glad for this evolution. But are we completely there? No, we have a long journey to go, but there are many steps that we have taken in the right direction as an industry.”

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Ahsaas Channa stresses on the importance of more women on set 

In the same conversation, Ahsaas shared, “"I strongly feel that having more women be a part of the workforce in the Hindi film industry has led to a substantial change in the mindset with regards to the way female characters are written. I have made this observation, the more women you have working on a set the more you evolve with regards to your understanding of gender roles representation on the screen.” 

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A file photo of Ahsaas Channa | Image: Instagram 

Meanwhile, Ahsaas will be next seen in Jitendra Kumar-starrer Kota Factory season 3. The black-and-white series is directed by Pratish Mehta, produced by TVF Productions, and helmed by Raghav Subbu. The show will stream from June 20 on Netflix.

(With inputs from IANS) 

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Published June 6th, 2024 at 23:32 IST