Big B’s role in ‘Aarakshan’ is pro-reservation
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his character in ‘Aarakshan’ is about an idealistic teacher who believes reservations are meant to provide opportunities to weaker sections to help them climb the success ladder on their merit.
After unveiling the first look of the movie, which releases on August 12, Bachchan said his character does not believe in casteism but also feels that reservations are meant to be opportunities to weaker sections to move forward.
The film dwells on how opportunities for education are becoming increasingly commercialised. It highlights the commercialisation of education system.
The 68-year-old actor said he would like to keep his views on reservation personal since he did not want to create a controversy.
Speaking about his experience of working with Prakash Jha, Bachchan lauded the director for conducting a well-organised filming schedule.