Dehradun, Sept. 8 -- "I wholeheartedly laud the Berlin Film Festival's decision to award gender-neutral recognitions and I hope all film festivals across the world and India follow suit. We are all actors at the end of the day and gender divisions only highlight the long prevalent divisive nature of societies."

He added: "Thus, it is important that gender-neutral awards should become the norm when it comes to adjudicating the best work in a year."

Ayushmann feels films and stars can do their bit to keep such conversations alive and help achieve gender parity in society.

"Gender divisions are too deeprooted and the film industry can really do its bit to champion change. Gendered awards, according to me, are totally outdated and should b...