By Subhash K. Jha
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta had met Finance Minister P. Chidambaram a few days before he presented the 2008-09 budget, and had urged him to keep the budget woman-friendly.
"We met for just about 20 minutes and I, along with some other women like Renuka Chowdhary and some NGOs with a voice, got a chance to have a say. It was to urge him to make this year's budget woman-friendly, to provide incentives for women in the industries," Preity told IANS.
Asked why she had spoken to a senior politician on a social issue, Preity said: "I guess it's a natural process of growth within all individuals. I may have started off as a glamorous entity in a glamour indus