Need for more layered and complex women characters, says Tahira Kashyap Khurrana

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Mumbai, Oct 22 (PTI) Filmmaker-writer Tahira Kashyap Khurrana believes there is a need for more layered and complex characters to be written for women in cinema.

  "Woman is a stereotype of herself in varied movies, OTT perhaps is changing but at the same time, (in) films (it) is a major issue. I see men having complex characters but women are either white or black. 

The 38-year-old writer-director, who is making her Bollywood directorial debut with “Sharmaji Ki Beti” starring Sakshi Tanwar, Divya Dutta and Saiyami Kher, said there is a need for creating more well-rounded women characters.