Sonali Kulkarni, the renowned actress known for her impactful performances, recently shared her thoughts on the strength of original writing in India. Serving as a judge at the prestigious KASHISH Pride Film Festival, she highlighted India’s resilience in nurturing original talent despite the influx of remixes in the creative landscape.

In her insightful commentary, Sonali emphasized the pivotal role of writing in shaping the narrative of any project, be it in films or theatre. She expressed her belief that India’s creative spirit thrives due to the presence of a robust community of original writers. Despite the prevalence of remixes, she firmly stated that they have not hindered the country’s ability to produce original and compelling content.

Sonali Kulkarni

‘Dil Chahta Hai’ actress spoke about the importance of writing in any project and said, ” Be it films or theatre, writing is everything. I always feel India stands very strongly because we have original writers. Though we have remixes, that doesn’t hamper our original writing.’

Sonali’s words resonate deeply in an era where remixes and adaptations often dominate popular media. Her perspective serves as a testament to the enduring power of original storytelling and the importance of preserving and celebrating it.

Apart from Sonali Kulkarni, celebrities such as Kiran Rao, Shweta Prasad Basu, Barun Sobti, Lillete Dubey, Dolly Thakore, Anu Menon and more were present at the big opening night for the 15th KASHISH Pride Film Festival 2024.