Check out the list of 5 well known Bollywood biggies who have faced racism out of the country.
Even though Priyanka Chopra donned the leading character in ‘Quantico’, she further stated, “We all don’t smell of curry. We all are not ugly-looking nerds.” She was called “Brownie” by her fellow pupils.
In spite of reining the Bollywood for more than 20 years, King Khan was once arrested in New York airport during the year 2012, and after that once more arrested during the year 2016 at Los Angeles airport owing to his surname.
Security staff at the airport detained Shah Rukh Khan when his name appeared on an automated vigilant list. Americans afterwards felt sorry for this ‘racist situation’.
One of the Bollywood babes you never considered will get her name listed in this list is Sonam Kapoor Ahuja! Trust it or not, Mrs Ahuja has also stumbled upon “brown skin” racists remarks on a number of instances. The babe herself confessed once at an occasion, “They see brown skin and judge you already.”
Despite being a regular face at the Cannes Film Festival, she stated that whenever she goes out of the country, “People already have their perception, like we are always in parda (veiled) or our parents are very conservative.”
When Shilpa Shetty became part of the reality TV show, Celebrity Big Brother, in the year 2007, she confronted racism. The complete incident got detained live when the other contestants including Jade Goody, Jo O’Meara, and Danielle Lloyd, mocked the actress for her heavy Indian pronunciation. Isn’t it shocking that actresses like Shilpa confronted racism but also was openly shamed after being named a “dog”.
The well-known actress is also included in the list of the Bollywood celebs who went through disgrace owing to their “dark skin”. The 33-year-old babe who was a sensation in the year 2008 with her matchless performance in Slumdog Millionaire, also confronted racism.
This is so unfair, isn't it?