“This entire insider versus outsider and
He went on to say, “In such a situation, some big names and banners co-operate for their gains and reap the profit while also gaining control over the entire operation. In cartelisation, five to six big players come together and capture the entire market. The same thing exists in the film industry as well.”
Ranvir stated that nepotism is not about money, but about the reputation and goodwill that is being passed on. “No one cares if you pass on your money and assets to your son, daughter, nephew or any other relative. The problem here is that along with the money, the entire reputation, fame and goodwill is also passed on. A renowned barber will obviously pass on his shop to his son, and not the other best barber in the city, which is fine. But now, even though the son has never cut a single hair, people will flock to him because of the reputation of his father. This is what nepotism is,” the 48-year-old explained.
Ranvir also opened up on getting rejected and replaced due to a relative of a famous star. “In multi-starrer films, big directors will only flash the names of the bigger stars and we do not even get a mention. Good actors with no famous backing don’t even get nominations at award shows most of the times,” he averred.
Ranvir has been a part of the film industry for almost two decades now and has starred in a number of films including
Aaja Nachle, Singh is Kinng, Fashion, Ek Tha Tiger, Heroine, Sonchiriya and
Lootcase and was lauded for his performance in the film.