A powerful woman does not threaten a man’s position: Lupita Nyong’o


Seoul: Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, who essays Nakia, an undercover spy for a fictitious nation in Africa called Wakanda in the film ” Black Panther”, says the Ryan Coogler directorial shows that a man’s power does not diminish because the women is realising hers or assuming hers.

“Black Panther” is among the first films by the house of Marvel Studios which predominantly has a black cast and also shows a number of strong women of substance who work as the protagonist T’Challa’s (Chadwick Boseman) allies.

Asked if the film can change certain dynamics in real considering that it addresses so many issues? 

Nyong’o told IANS during a group interview here: “Yes. I think the first step to change things is recognising the problem. I think what is unique about Wakanda as we are introduced to it is that they figured out.. You see women with power alongside men.”

“The man’s power does not diminish because the woman is assuming hers (power). So, just because I have power it does not…

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