Sonam Kapoor on being forthright

By HT

When it comes to posting views on various topics on social networking sites, Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor is very active and feels that as a public figure it is her responsibility to comment on important issues.

Also, she insists that issues command an honest opinion.

"It is very irresponsible to be diplomatic on certain things. Just because you are an actress does not mean you can't have an opinion," said the 28-year-old who is active on Twitter.

"You can't be diplomatic on certain things. I will never talk ill about an actress on a personal front. But if it comes to important things, then I should have an opinion," added the actress who struck gold with her performance in Raanjhanaa.

Having an opinion isn't risky either.

"It is not risky if I have an opinion about something important. If someone is being sexist, homophobic or if the gove