'Khandaani Shafakhana' addresses stigma around sex: Sonakshi Sinha

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Mumbai, Jul 11 (PTI) Sonakshi Sinha says she was surprised to be approached for a bold subject like "Khandani Shafakhana", which revolves around a woman running a sex clinic, as she has mostly done family friendly roles.

But the actor took the challenge head-on as she realised the film gave her an opportunity to explore stereotypes attached to sex and how small town India perceives the subject.

It is also a refreshing change to see a female protagonist leading the film as such stories as previous films were led by male actors in the past, she added.

"In the film, my character struggles to thwart the social stigma and ignorance about sex in a small town. We have always had male protagonists in such films. I feel happy that I am the flag bearer in terms of the subject - running a sex clinic in a film," Sonakshi told PTI in an interview...