Vaani Kapoor is basking in the appreciation for her performance in her latest big-screen outing Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui (2021). And she is happy to have reached a stage where her acting chops are recognised, as until now she was only slotted into the ‘rom-com actor’ and ‘good dancer’ categories.

“Everywhere, people would say, ‘You dance really well’, and I would be like, ‘I also act’. Maybe I don’t get that meaty parts enough to showcase [my acting skills]. I am not trying to be immodest here and say ‘I know how to act’ and of course it’s also the director (Abhishek Kapoor) who has presented me in a certain way in this film, and it worked,” she says.

The actor feels that there is also a change in how we look at female actors, but it is not enough just yet.

“With the emergence of women-driven films, women get good parts to play. But it’s a long way to go…

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