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We love to repeat the celebrities we love, dressing like them, copying their haircuts, imitating their actions. Whether or not it’s Shah Rukh Khan’s iconic DDLJ haircut or Salman’s Tere Naam type individuals have religiously adopted icons whom they love and recognize. However right here an actor is drawing flak for attempting to seem like the veteran cricketer Jhulan Goswami.

Actor Aahana Kumra has come below backlash after she shared a publish as her tribute to cricketer Jhulan Goswami’s life, the place she is seen carrying dark-face make-up to seem like and match the cricketer’s pores and skin tone. 

“No I’m not selling any movie. That is purely a tribute to a lady I love essentially the most after spending time along with her and studying her entire story about her journey, her hardships, and her ardour for the game! (sic),” Kumra wrote within the publish on Instagram as she shared her look from the movie. Quickly after Kumra’s publish, Goswami wrote, “Nice job stick with it!! 

Whereas Kumra stated that she is sharing a tribute to the lady she admires essentially the most, followers began criticising her utilizing darkish make-up and a few even referred to as her racists.

See how the Netizens reacted:

One fan wrote, “That is fairly disgusting. Tremendous pointless for the make-up to be dusky/darkish. That is disrespectful”.

One other Instagram person wrote, “What’s up with the darker tone make-up? As an alternative why don’t we rent actors with the same color tone? It might have been so significantly better and seemed much more pure”. 

Whereas followers needed Aahana’s publish to be taken down, the legend Jhulan Goswami appreciated Aahana for her work.


Motion pictures, like Hassena Parker, Mary Kom, Saand Ki Aankh, and Bala additionally confronted the type up of criticism by the viewers as a number of individuals identified as to why the actors with comparable bodily options weren’t given the chance however stars of Bollywood used heavy make-up.

What do you consider Aahana’s publish, is it an insult or tribute?


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