Shah Rukh Khan started the ladies-first trend in credits billings. For the past three years the superstar Khan has insisted on his name appearing after the leading lady in the credit titles. Now Varun Dhawan has gone a step further in his latest release October. He not only takes billing after his leading Banita Sandhu, he also follows Gitanjali Rao, the actress who plays Banita’s mother, in the credits,
Varun, it seems, is not only into making token gestures in support of women. “I do respond to all that is happening in the country, specially atrocities against women and children which are intolerable to me and to any conscientious Indian. I speak about issues on Twitter. But I don’t think that’s enough. I do other things to express my solidarity with the campaign to protect women and children. But I don’t like to talk about these things.”
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