I refuse to be labelled: Kalki Koechlin

By Hindustan Times

Kalki Koechlin is often called ‘alternative’ for her choice of movies. “Probably because I refuse to be labelled. I’m not into preconceived notions. But I really do believe that we have such an opportunity to create different platforms where different genres, characters and narratives can coexist,” the actor said in an interview to Vogue India (December issue).

The Indian actor of French descent (her French parents were hippies in Pondicherry), considers college-goers as her real audience.

“I think I’m a product of a generation that sees young people being more opinionated than ever before. When I go to Bhavans College in Mumbai for rehearsals, I see the kids... they’re hard-core, more than I was as a teenager. The way they dress, some are goth, some are grunge. This increased awareness of the world aro