Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar says the industry needs to work on eliminating pay disparity on the basis of gender. Shriya, who will be seen in the film “Haathi Mere Saathi”, says she has heard actresses discussing how male stars often get paid as much as the entire budget of a heroine-centric film!
“I have heard conversations of the biggest leading actresses on how the budget of their entire film has been the salary of a male actor,” she told IANS.
Shriya Pilgaonkar says that even though you don’t know how much your co-actor is earning, you are able to guess based on the film’s signs of progress.
“I don’t know how much my co-actors get but you get a sense of it. You know how negotiations are done. At a personal level, I made sure that I get the best deal in my capacity,” Shriya Pilgaonkar…