Actor Priyanka Chopra shared how she felt when doing advertisement for skin-whitening creams in India. She says for most Indian actors, it is normal to endorse fairness creams. She says she felt awful as a little girl who used to put talcum-powder cream on face due to a relegated view on black skin. She will detail this in her upcoming Unfinished.
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Author Malavika lauded the recently released Malayalam film 'The Great Indian Kitchen' and the female gaze in storytelling. The film deals how women suffer due to unpaid domestic labour, entitlement by their husbands and lack of respect in the house, especially during menstruating days. Film also deals with structural violence where women can't dissent.
Bengali actress Saayoni Ghosh has been booked over a meme she shared in 2015 which was called out as a statement against Hindus. Senior BJP leader and former Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy filed a police complaint alleging it hurt the sentiments of Hindus. But, Gosh denied the complaint as posted by her but a mischief act done by some hacker.
Lucknow Police have filed an FIR against Amazon Prime's web series 'Tandav' for hurting religious sentiments. Prime's India head of content Aparna Purohit, director of the series Ali Abbas Zafar, producer Himanshu Krishna Mehra, writer Gaurav Solanki and others have also been named in the FIR. The I&B Ministry also sought explanation.
Actress Kareena Kapoor took to Instagram to share pictures of her new apartment. She is designing her "dream home" before the arrival of her second child. The couple has been renovating their new apartment through much of the pandemic. Kareena has been busy throughout her pregnancy shooting for ads and episodes of her chat show 'What Women Want'.