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Proud of my body: Sonam Kapoor lashes out at the media for ‘sexist nonsense’

Proud of my body: Sonam Kapoor lashes out at the media for ‘sexist nonsense

Sonam Kapoor is one of the brightest star kids on the Bollywood horizon.

Post 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', 'Raanjhanaa' and 'Neerja', big banner movies and endorsements have come calling at her doorstep.

Here is a pictorial fact file on the pretty Kapoor.

Actress Sonam Kapoor is known for her quirky and experimental sartorial style. In the past, she has owned up to both hits and misses with grace and humour. However, after some news dailies carried reports and pictures focusing on the black Rasario Atelier black jumpsuit she wore at a recent event in Mumbai, the Neerja actress lashed out at the media on Twitter for their “sexist” reportage.

Retweeting a news report that raised the question if she was comfortable in her “bold black dress”, Kapoor pointed out that she had also commented on several pertinent issues at the event but that had been ignored by the media who couldn’t see beyond her dress. Kapoor’s black jumpsuit has huge ruffle straps with a plunging neckline and oversized armholes, but most of the pictures published have deliberately been taken from side angles.

The actor found support among the Twitterati, including actors Bhumi Pednekar and Sophie Choudhry.


Earlier on Saturday, Kapoor tweeted an Instagram link to her Femina interview where she talks about being molested at 13, sexism in Bollywood, how feminism is misunderstood in the industry, among other things.

In her interview, the actress says, ““I was clear if people couldn’t see beyond my clothes, it was not my problem—it was theirs. If somebody labels you or calls you a tart for what you’re wearing, it’s a reflection on them, not you.”


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