Richa was at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne last week and, at a press conference with Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, answered a question about cultural similarities on his behalf. Her quote - reproduced at the end of this story - was condensed by trolls into this takeaway:
"I don't care how people react to it, because I don't see it as anything other than positive. I think the prevalent gender stereotype is ambition, still a bad word when it's applied to a woman, and a great quality when it's an adjective for a man," said Richa
Actress Richa Chadha, who plays Paro in Sudhir Mishra's upcoming film Daasdev, said that despite a career spanning over 10 years she still prefers to be an outsider than insider in Bollywood. Richa Chadha's Daasdev is a modern take on Devdas.
Shibani Kashyap is out with a new single titled Wannabe Free, Richa Chadha features in the music video. The song highlights the overuse and addiction of social media in today's times, and it's problems.
Fukrey Returns if ready for release, and Richa Chadha plays Bholi Punjaban, who will return from jail to take her revenge from Fukreys who were responsible for sending her to prison, which we saw in Furkey (2013). In an interview with NDTV.com Richa explained why exactly the Fukrey gang have no option but to be scared of her. Fukrey Returns releases on December 8.
In an exclusive interview with NDTV.com actress Richa Chadha supported Deepika Padukone at a time when she needs all the support from the film fraternity. Members of the Karni Sena who are protesting against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati said they would cut Deepika Padukone's nose. Richa said such statements are against the idea of democracy.