Rahul Bose on why his films would never have an item number and why he is still single

Rahul Bose discusses his movies, what drives his activism and what worries him about India with Shoma Chaudhury at Algebra The Arts and Ideas Club on 24 April 2018

While talking about gender equality, Rahul Bose says that, "gender sensitivity in films should be as easy as breathing and if not then one shouldn't bother to make a film". He also says that he would never include an item number in any of his films. Apart from being an actor and a director, Bose is also a social activist and he says that one of the things that made him plunge into activism is the 1992 Mumbai riots.

Rahul Bose is an actor, director, social activist and a rugby player. Bose has acted in numerous films such as “Pyaar Ke Side Effects”, “Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam” and “Jhankaar Beats” to name a few. Popularly known as "the Sean Penn of Oriental cinema", Bose has also directed many films, the most recent one being “Poorna: Courage Has No Limit”, a film based on the story of the youngest girl to climb Mount Everest. Bose also runs an anti-discrimination NGO called The Foundation.

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