Body-shaming seems to be a great past time for many social media users. They are always in quest of instances when they can show their negativity with the lame comments and Bollywood celebrities are their biggest target for this. From Sonakshi Sinha to Parineeti Chopra, Adnan Sami and the most recently Fardeen Khan, all have been the victim of body shaming. Some celebrities paid attention to the cruel comments made on the social media, while some proved that they are happy with their body.
But the special thing about the celebrities mentioned in this blog is the way of handling these trollers. These have bravely fought back with the trollers by giving them befitting reply. Have a look at the stars who have tackled these body-shamers in their own way.
He was recently the target of the cyber bullies. No body left any opportunity to embarrass him for his weight gain. Twitter was full of ridiculous jokes and memes. But more than these jokes, how the actor tacked them was more important.
He wrote a long note for the trollers as well as his fans saying that, “Not ashamed neither shamed. Not offended. Not depressed. Not blind either. Am i happy?? Emphatically!!!! Infect, living the happiest chapter thus far with LBS to show for it.
Happy to have been the weekend entertainment for all you trollers. If you have had enough fun please take the time to look at your own reflection. If trolling is what makes you feel better about yourself, you have to seriously think about you future prospects. My best wishes.”
Arpita Khan Sharma
Like Aishwarya Rai, Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan was also made target for postpartum weight gain. She got many negative comments on her photographs with family, son and husband, she recently posted on Instagram. But instead of taking these trolls to her heart, she decided to give it back to bullies in her own way. Calling these people jobless and attention seekers, she requested people to not to pay heed to these haters. She posted a long message for these haters with a beautiful quote “Learn to live and let live.”
Best known for her spectacular performance in Gangs of Wasseypur, the actress shut the haters up with her appearance in a Femina Magazine cover holding a mannequin with message “I don’t owe you perfection! My body my rules! She also broke the size zero typecast with the hashtag #BetterRoleModelsForYoungWomen.
Shridevi’s daughter Khushi Kapoor is quite popular on social media. She gets a number of likes with some negative comments. She was recently targeted on social media for her tummy in one of the pictures with her friend. But the 15 years old star kid displayed a lot of maturity with her befitting reply for the body shamers. She politely said that she shares her photos because she feels good about herself and body shaming makes the critic ugly not the recipient.
Though it was not directly related to Sonam Kapoor, the actress lashed out at body shamers through a tweet. Kim Kardashian posted her nude picture and got a lot of bad comment. Supporting her, Sonam tweeted, “Fat shaming or skinny shaming… It’s still body shaming!”
How can we forget Aishwarya Rai Bachan, when we are talking about body shaming? She was a big target of haters after her postpartum weight gain. But the beauty silenced the haters with a strong message saying, “The well-being and the health of my family is more important than focusing on going back to my pre-pregnancy body in miracle time.”
Vidya Balan has always been a target of cyber bullies not just for her weight but also for her dress sense and looks. People always overlook her talent and criticize her for the weight. She has answered the fashion police and other body shamers with her marvelous performances in movies like Dirty Picture and Kahani.
Whether you are too thin or heavy, people will always criticize you. The actress who is excited about her first international film with Jackei Chan was thin shamed. She took help of Instagram to give a fitting reply to the shamers with a picture from photo shoot for GQ Indian magazine. She said, “We’re either too fat, too thin, too dark, too fair, too tall, too short, too young, too old. Our hair color isn’t right or our voice doesn’t match our look. People are so busy looking for perfection that they don’t even realize how beautifully imperfect we all are in our own unique ways…. #loveyourself and your body. Never allow anyone to make you feel unhappy about the way YOU are. It’s YOUR life so live it YOUR way!! (Sic).”
The actress who had already lost around 30 Kgs for her first role, has always been open about her body. She never supported size zero figure. The Dabang girt gave a fitting reply to the shamers and proved that she is a real Shotgun Girl. She uploaded a photo of a skeleton with the message, “To all those who keep commenting on my weight, whether it’s a full picture, or a close up where you can’t see jack. Take a good look at this picture. Now get this: 1) this isn’t ever gonna be me. 2) Get over it. 3) I wish u could see which finger i hold up for shallow and idiotic people like yourself.”
Anushka Sharma got a lot of criticism for her lip job. Haters left no chance to make her feel embarrass for her decision, but she tackled them very well. In an interview with Indian Express, she said, “I didn’t think I had to inform the world before getting my lips enhanced. It’s my body and my decision. It was for my character in Bombay Velvet and it was purely my decision. I didn’t know that I had to tell everyone. It’s like main kal joote khareedne jaa rhi hoon to (I am going to buy shoes tomorrow) I have to inform everyone!”