Indians troll pop star Katy Perry for posting picture of Goddess Kali on Instagram
While the picture of the goddess is a commonly seen on religious posters and calenders, many Indians slammed the singer, calling the post disrespectful. [Photo Courtsey: AFP (left), posted on Katy Perry's Instagram account (right)]
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With 97.1 million followers, the pop singer is the most followed person on Twitter.Perry is not the only international celebrity to offend the sensitivities of Indians. Tennis star Maria Sharapova has been widely criticised for not knowing about Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar while Richard Gere was issued with an arrest warrant for kissing Indian actor Shilpa Shetty.
Recently, e-commerce giant Amazon got into trouble for retailing doormats with the Indian flag. The company was forced to apologise after India's foreign minister threatened action.