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Hina Khan blames the public for regressive TV shows

Hina Khan is one of the most popular personalities in the theater industry. Currently, she is attending the 2022 Cannes Film Festival and occupying the paparazzi with her red carpet looks. Amidst this, Hina recently talked about “regressive content on TV” during an interview and said that it’s the audience that doesn’t want to see progressive TV shows. (Also read: Was Hina Khan inspired by Priyanka Chopra for her latest look at the Cannes Film Festival?)

Hina debuted in 2009 and became a household name with her first TV show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. After leaving the show in 2016, she continued to star in reality shows, such as Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 and Bigg Boss 11. She also made her Bollywood debut with Vikram Bhatt’s Hacked.

Asked about her thoughts on “regressive TV shows“, she told Brut India that it is the public who want to see such content. Defending TV show creators, she was quick to say, “It’s not the TV, it’s the audience. We deliver, they deliver maybe what the audience wants to watch. So I don’t think the content that’s made on TV, for that you can blame the makers or the creators, it’s the audience.

“There have been progressive TV shows, people don’t want to watch them. The show does not work. I think that’s why they offer what audiences want to watch. Probably if everyone stops and gives them new content on every GEC channel then maybe people won’t have a choice and they’ll start watching progressive content but that’s a huge call to take. But, yes, that’s the reason. Until we change our attitude, I don’t think anything will change. It will take another 50 years, I guess,” she signed off.

Meanwhile, Hina will next be seen as police officer Radhika Shroff in Adeeb Rais’ upcoming web series, Seven One.