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Bollywood speaks out in support of Tannishtha Chatterjee

Tannishtha Chatterjee slammed a TV comedy show for mocking her dark skin tone. Source : WikiMedia, Angharad Woods Photograph: (WION)

WION New Delhi, India Sep 30, 2016, 06.20 AM (IST) WION Edge

A few days ago,actress Tannishtha Chatterjee was mocked for her dark skin-tone on an Indian comedy show. The actress was so deeply offended by the racist comments that she walked out of the show and expressed her resentment in an open letter on Facebook.

Here is how Bollywood  backed her.

Actor Ajay Devgan stands against the racist comments :

"There has to be a limit to humour. We all have a sense of humour, we all accept jokes on us. The person who is cracking the joke has to draw a line and for that the mindset needs to be changed"



Lisa Ray on the preconception of dark skin :



Nandita Das, who has previously endorssed a campaign called 'Dark Is Beautiful' expressed her disapproval :



Singer Abhijit Majumder on dark skin vs dark heart :



Paresh Rawal adresses the issue in the most quirky manner :



The channel airing the show apologised to the actress on social media :


The actress reacted to the channel saying :



Here is Tannishtha Chatterjee's exclusive interview on racism and stereotypes in India on WION's unreleased episode of Konversations




(Inputs from Devanshi Verma)

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