Adnan Siddiqui talks on age discrimination in media industry


Mere Paas Tum Ho famed actor, Adnan Siddiqui thinks that the factor of ‘Age Discrimination’ exists in the media industry of Pakistan and India.

In an interview with Mira Sethi, Adnan Siddiqui shared:

Age discrimination is just in India and Pakistan. You got to see very few old age actors playing lead roles. After a certain age, the female actor goes from being a heroine to a baji.

Shedding light on Hollywood and other industries, he said:

In Hollywood, you won’t see such thing, age doesn’t matter there. Even if you watch Iranian cinema, age discrimination does not take place, be it a man or a woman.

Talking about young female actors being paired off with an evidently older male actors, Adnan said:

 As I say myself, I’m a vampire when it comes to actors of certain age playing heroes.

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