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Hina Khan Reveals She Was Rejected For Being 'Dusky'

BP World Bureau | Sep 29 2021 09:30:54 AM
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MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Hina Khan revealed that she was rejected for a role because she was too 'dusky' and didn't 'Kashmiri enough.' 

"I am Kashmiri and I can fluently speak the language but I didn't get cast because my complexion is dusky and I am not extremely fair," she said. 

She added that this rejection which happened on the basis of physical appearance affected her a lot. 

Read: Bipasha Basu Opens Up On Facing Prejudice Due To Her Complexion 

Khan is a popular television actress who shot to fame with 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.' 

She plays the antagonist Komolika in a renewed version of 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2.'

She participated in 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' season 8 and 'Bigg Boss 11' where she ended up first runner-ups. 

She made her debut in Bollywood with the 2020 thriller 'Hacked.'