Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan discussed why Indian women choose western clothing over sarees on her granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda’s podcast What The Hell Navya. While Navya did not comment, Shweta Bachchan Nanda stated that it was due to ‘comfort of mobility.’ More information is available inside!
Navya Naveli Nanda, Amitabh Bachchan’s granddaughter, began her podcast, What The Hell Navya, in September. Navya is seen conversing with her mother Shweta Bachchan Nanda and grandmother Jaya Bachchan. The three was seen discussing parenting, modern relationships, and other topics in earlier episodes.
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Jaya Bachchan wonders why Indian ladies are dressing more westernly. Daughter Shweta REACTS Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan offered her thoughts on why Indian ladies prefer wearing western attire over sarees on her granddaughter Navya Nevli Nanda’s podcast What The Hell Navya. “I’d want to ask you both why Indian women are wearing more western clothing?” “I’m just asking,” Jaya replied after Navya said she didn’t know.
Shweta explained that it is because western clothing provides “ease of mobility.” She went on to say that women no longer solely remain at home and that for those who work, it is “easier to pull on a pair of slacks and a T-shirt or a shirt” than to drape a saree.
“I suppose what has happened is quite unwittingly, we’ve accepted that western attire is more…,” she stated in response to her daughter’s response. It transfers manpower to a woman. I’d want to see a woman in a womanpower movie. I’m not saying go wear a saree; that’s just an example, but I believe women in the West always dress in dresses. This whole phenomenon happened considerably later in life, when they also started wearing pants.”
“Yes, with the industrial revolution and when all the males went to war and women started working in factories,” Shweta continued. So they had to wear pants because you can’t do heavy machine work without them…”