Sonam Kapoor: Our grandmother asked us to not go to temple during periods

Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 08:40 IST | Agencies

Ahead of the release of her upcoming social-drama, Padman, which revolves around the subject of menstrual hygiene, Sonam Kapoor terms people's ignorance towards the topic "baffling"

Ahead of the release of her upcoming social-drama, Padman, which revolves around the subject of menstrual hygiene, Sonam Kapoor terms people's ignorance towards the topic "baffling". "For city girls, it is normal, but when we were shooting in Maheshwar [in Madhya Pradesh], [people's] ignorance was shocking," she says.

Sonam Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor

Chronicling the attitude that her grandmother had about a girl on her periods, she says, "We remember our grandmother asking us to not go to the temple, or in the kitchen. Despite being city girls, we get to hear such things. So, one can only imagine what girls living in smaller villages may be going through."

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