Nothing wrong with western influence: Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor
Mumbai: While the Indian youth faces criticism for aping the west, young actress Sonam Kapoor says she finds nothing wrong with it as good values are "universal".

"Values are usually universal…good values are universal. The west in not a devil coming to change our minds about certain things. Yes, we have amazing values in India which we should be very proud of. But I think it’s fine to get influenced by the world because the world is getting smaller in a lot of ways," the 26-year-old actress said here at a youth fest.

Sonam, considered to be a style icon for the youths, feels India has a great future because of the young population in the country.

"India is predominantly a youthful nation. When you are younger, you are more idealistic and you want to strive for a better future for ourselves. I think we have an amazing future because we are such a young nation," she said..

Sonam’s last release was "Players". She is currently working on Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", in which she will be seen with Farhan Akhtar.