Legendary actor Naseeruddin Shah is one of the most talented and versatile artist of Indian Cinema. He has always been very vocal about his thoughts be its politics or his dislike for certain Bollywood movies and diractors. Earlier, he has been in controversies because of his statements. Recently, he has revealed he couldn't watch movies like RRR and Pushpa:The rise, beacuse of the showcase of hypermasculinity in movies. He opened up that currently, movies are putting way too much effort in glorifying hypermasculinity.
Naseeruddin Shah about hypermasculinity in movies:
Recently, Naseeruddin Shah got into candid chat in a show "Be A Man Yaar", where he was asked about current situation of movies, where audience are fascinated with hypermasculinity in reference to films like Kabir Singh, to which he said, "“Mardo ki insecurity badh rahi hai isiliye aur bhi zayda zor diya ja raha ha hypermasculinity ko. America me toh Marvel ki duniya chal rahi hai, sab superhero hai (The insecurity of men is increasing which is why hypermasculinity is being stressed. Even in America with the Marvel Universe it is happening).” He said that the same is also happening with films in India, however, he said that he feels films like A Wednesday are also being liked by the audience.
Naseeruddin Shah on movies like RRR and Pushpa: