Bollywood’s use of brownface does not promote representation. It promotes discrimination. And yet the film industry has the conscience to speak up against racism in the West. It’s time for celebs to check their hypocrisy.
The obsession to score high on the skin shade card is such that the famous, ‘tall, dark and handsome’ has now shifted to ‘tall, fair and debonair’.
This incessant addiction with looking “beautiful”, has given serious mental health issues to many. Low self-esteem, lack of confidence, depression, and anxiety are common among those who are not happy with how they look.
Feminists have always challenged the “restrictive beauty culture” of stilettos, sculpted brows, cosmetics and sexy lingerie and society’s preoccupation with perfectly air-brushed women’s bodies. But body hair seems to have become a fashion statement now.
If actors like Shetty have to endure fat-shaming the blame doesn’t lie with social media handles which caption pictures such as these as shocking or brazenly call women heavy or bloated. It lies with us too.
Jara, a five-year-old Nigerian girl is being hailed as the most beautiful girl in the world, after photographer Mofe Bamuyima…
A Pakistani show painted fair models with dark colours to showcase how bridal make-up would look on dark skin. Morning…