Deepika Padukone graces the cover of Time magazine as a ‘global star’ and speaks about political backlash and India’s representation at the Oscars. The actress, who is credited with ‘bringing the world to Bollywood,’ has been featured on the cover of Time before, as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In her interview, Deepika talks about the constant political backlash she faces and her lack of emotional response to it. She also shares her thoughts on India’s recent performance at the Oscars, urging the industry to see it as the beginning of an opportunity.
The actress, who has a huge fan following both in India and abroad, will be seen next in the upcoming pan-India action thriller film Project K and Siddharth Anand’s next action thriller film Fighter opposite Hrithik Roshan. With her popularity and influence, Deepika is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with in Bollywood and beyond. The cover of Time magazine is just another feather in her cap and a testament to her global appeal.