xXx star Deepika encourages women to fight for the pay they deserve

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One of the highest paid actresses of Bollywood, Deepika says women must not feel shy in demanding the pay which they think is appropriate. xXx star added that every women must fight for what is rightfully theirs.

You can feel a sense of - am I stepping over the line

At the TIME 100 gala, Bollwood diva also added that there is lack of confidence in women which is why they are being paid less than the males who are working at the same post.Deepika Padukone

"You can feel a sense of - am I stepping over the line, do I deserve it? But if you believe you deserve it, then you do," said Deepika who is the only Indian actress who is featured in the TIME's list of 100 most influential people.

Deepika also mentioned, "For years, we've been made to feel we should be okay with settling for less, with sometimes a promise of getting something more later on. But I think you should get what you think you deserve. It's okay to fight for it, and it's okay to feel uncomfortable initially, because that's just the way we've been made to feel for so long."

On the related note, Deepika is herself a part of The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLLF) which helps people with mental disabilities.

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