Actress Gul Panag, who has been missing from the Hindi film industry for long is not depend on the films for her survival. Gul also loves traveling and adventure.
When asked about her absence in the Hindi film scene, Actress Gul Panag said, “It's not that I don't do films. Of course, I am doing them, but it's just that I no longer depend on films for my bread and butter... I haven't (been dependent on films) for a very long time.”
She also added, “I am an entrepreneur for the last seven to eight years and I have realized that the kind of films that I want to do, it cannot be for bread and butter. I am still happy to do films but they are the ones that I should really like.”
A former beauty queen, Actress Gul Panag started her career of acting in year 2003 with the film “Dhoop”, and later went on to films like “Dor”, “Manorama Six Feet Under”, “Rann”, “Turning 30” and “Fatso!”
When she was asked about the kind of scripts that she is being offered these days then she said, “I am busy these days. And every now and then, I keep getting some scripts. I recently did a Punjabi film 'Ambarsariya' that I really enjoyed doing. Whenever I find some challenging scripts, I will do it.”
Gul Panag has always been vocal about her opinion on vital issues of the society, and specifically about women equality.
She also feels that as far as remuneration disparity between men and women is concerned, it’s not just restricted to the film world.
She further said, “I think there are people who are speaking up adequately on that. It's not just about Bollywood. I am also an entrepreneur, so it's not just in Bollywood. I see this outside Bollywood as well.”
Gul Panag is a model, actress and a politician and in recent she is a pilot.
--with agency inputs