Popular actress Kangana Ranaut has been speaking her mind a lot lately. From trolls to Bollywood to her critics, Kangana has always stood her ground over things that matter. On Wednesday, the actor spoke about her struggles in the film industry as her film Gangster clocked 15 years. She wrote a note on Twitter, comparing her journey to that of Shah Rukh Khan. Kangana revealed that her and SRK’s success stories are the biggest but there’s a slight difference.
Kangana wrote, 15 years ago Gangster released today, Shahrukh Khan ji and mine are the biggest success stories ever but SRK was from Delhi, convent educated and his parents were involved in films, I did not know a single word of English, no education, came from a remote village of HP.”
She further wrote, “Every step was a battle starting with my own father and grandfather, who made my life miserable, and yet 15 years later after so much success still every day is a fight for survival but totally worth it, thank you everyone #15yearsofgangster”
Some of the netizens praised and congratulated the actress, while others did not like that Kangana was comparing herself with Shah Rukh Khan. She wrote, “Please, don’t compare yourself with #SRK. Some times commonsense makes a so difference”, another one said, “You do you need to praise yourself by comparing with others. At one side you pretend to be an intellectual and on other”
In the film Gangster, Kangana starred opposite Emraan Hashmi and Shiney Ahuja. Directed by Anurag Basu and produced by Mahesh Bhatt, the movie got Kangana several awards for Best Female Debut that year.
On the work front, Kangana is currently awaiting the release of Thalaivi, a biopic of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. Thalaivi’s theatrical release slated on April 23. Apart from this, Kangana has won four National Awards, for her brilliant performance in ‘Fashion’, ‘Queen’, ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ and ‘Manikarnika’.