Kajol, Neha Dhupia, Shruti Haasan and quite a few ladies from Bollywood got together to star in a short film called Devi.
A day before its release, a special screening was held in Mumbai, and its cast of Kajol, Shruti Haasan, Mukta Barve, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Yashaswini Dayama, Neena Kulkarni, Sandhya Mhatre and Rama made sure to attend.
Directed by Priyanka Banerjee, Devi depicts nine women from distinct stratas of society forced to share their stories of abuse due to a circumstance.
Kajol has always been vocal about her opinion, and she discussed the gender bias in Bollywood at the event.
How can we change the gender bias? Kajol explains in this video:
The #MeToo movement was necessary, Kajol adds in this video:
Sonali Bendre poses with the Devi producers, Niranjan Iyengar and Ryan Stephen.
Meet the team: Ryan, Kajol, Mukta, Shivani Raghuvanshi, Yashaswini Dayama, Neena, Sandhya Mhatre, Shruti, director Priyanka Banerjee and Niranjan.
Manish Malhotra, Shabina Khan and Karan Johar.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar