Real men share wife’s household work load, says veteran actress Sharmila Tagore

Real men share wife’s household work load, says veteran actress Sharmila Tagore

At a time when all women are working, Tagore said that it's okay to help your wife with the household chores and that would not make you less of a man.

Now she is one actress we really look upto. Whether it’s her impeccable dressing sense, her ravishing beauty or her take on every day life events, Sharmila Tagore has just the right answers to all the questions the media has for her.

At a promotional event in the capital this weekend the actress replied to a reporter’s question with a lot of aplomb. She said that a real man is one who shares household work load with his wife, and says that such a move would promote happiness and peace at home.

“It’s in everybody’s mind that this load sharing and this household chores need to be shared, do the laundry at home and help in household chores,” she told the media.

At a time when all women are working, Tagore said that it’s okay to help your wife with the household chores and that would not make you less of a man.

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Sharmila Tagore with daughter-in-law Kareena Kapoor and son Saif Ali Khan at the wedding of her daughter Soha Ali Khan. Image [Courtesy: Koimoi.com]

“Now we are all working women. Things are now changing and now we are ready and we want men to come forward and share the load. It’s not going to make you less of a man. I have seen Saif (Ali Khan, her son)…when he became father (how he shared the load),” the National Award-winning actress said.

“To be a real man, I think you have to be supportive of each other and to be a real woman you have to be supportive of your man, and the man has to do the same thing, only then he would be a real man,” she added.

Sharmila’s daughter and Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan, who was also present at the event also agreed with what her mother said. 

Continue reading to know what Soha had to say!

“If I can do it, men can certainly do it. It’s interesting now to talk about equality in the home and involving men in household chores such that women don’t have to over extend themselves doing both her job and coming home and doing all the household chores,” Soha said.

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Soha Ali Khan with mum Sharmila at a promotional event in Mumbai.[Image courtesy: Mid-Day]

“So, that kind of sharing the load is something that I have seen in my family growing up. Amma (Sharmila) was a working wife and a mother. I have seen my father (late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi) being very supportive of that and laundry was always my father’s department,” she added.  

Now that is some piece of advice we all need to share with our husbands and other men around us! What say ladies?

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