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Deepika Padukone Birthday Special: 9 Times The Pathaan Actress Stood up For Herself’

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Deepika Padukone Birthday Special: A throwback at 9 instances the Pathaan actress stood up for herself.

Deepika Padukone Birthday Special: 9 Times The Pathaan Actress Stood up For Herself’

Deepika Padukone Birthday Special: Deepika Padukone is celebrating her thirty seventh and followers are all hearts as they look ahead to her slick spy-actioner Pathaan. The movie starring Shah Rukh Khan is making the excitement for varied causes. While film buffs are captivated with SRK and Deepika’s scorching chemistry. The self-proclaimed guardians of morality and radical parts are spewing venom. However, being topic to hooliganism is just not a brand new factor to artwork and artists. The actress who made her Bollywood debut with Om Shaanti Om has gracefully dealt with trolls and bullies previously as nicely. A short glimpse on the time Deepika stood up for herself.


Deepika slammed an leisure journal for his or her sexist twitter publish in 2014. The journal had posted an image of the Pathaan actress’s plunging neckline with the caption ‘OMG: Deepika Padukone’s cleavage present.’ Accusing the media group of objectifying ladies, Deepika wrote, “YES! I am a Woman. I have breasts AND cleavage! You got a problem!!??.” Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Aditi Rao Hydari and Huma Qureshi lauded Deepika. The actor additionally went on to jot down alongside publish the place she said, “I am not naive about my own profession; it is one that requires lots of demanding things of me. A character may demand that I be clothed from head to toe or be completely naked, and it will be my choice as an actor whether or not I take either. Understand that this is a ROLE and not REAL, and it is my job to portray whatever character I choose to play convincingly.”

The actress additional added, “In a time where women should be applauded for making headway in a male-dominated society, we blur the lines between REEL and REAL life and dilute all our efforts by making a one-year-old back sliding piece of news a headline. Digging out an old article and headlining it “OMG: Deepika’s Cleavage Show!” to draw readers is utilizing the ability of affect to proliferate recessive thought.” Deepika additionally opined, “When an actress’s inner wear decides to do a “peek-a-boo”, she most undoubtedly didn’t step out with the intention to take action. So as an alternative of zooming in, circling it and pointing arrows at it, why don’t we give her some ‘respect’ and let it go as an alternative of creating it ‘headlines’!? Are we not human? Yes we marvel, envy and drool over a male actors eight pack abs in a movie, however can we zoom in on the person’s ‘crotch’ when he makes a public look and make that ‘cheap headlines’??!! “For me this topic ends here. Everyone is entitled to an opinion. I have little interest to take this further as it might get more attention than it deserves and might be further misconstrued and twisted to sell more undeserved headlines.”


Deepika’s 2015 brief movie My Life My Choice on ladies achievers invited harsh criticism from netizens. The video directed by Homi Adajania showcased ladies achievers and pressured on feminism. However, a line quoted from Deepika’s monologue created pointless hoopla and hysteria. The actress mentioned within the video, “My choice, to marry or not to marry, to have sex before marriage, to have sex outside of marriage, to not have sex…” Since, the slender minded trolls get enthusiastic by the very point out of pre-marital intercourse or extra-marital relationships. The actor obtained many misogynistic remarks of individuals asking her what if males did the identical. Deepika replied to 1 such query referring to the brief movie and mentioned, it’s meant for each women and men.


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In a 2015 interview Deepika shared her private expertise with psychological well being. She additionally based an NGO, The Live Love Laugh Foundation that addresses psychological well being points. The actor has been vocal concerning the seriousness of despair and psychological well being in society. Deepika’s NGO additionally teamed with Facebook and AASRA in 2016 to launch multilingual instruments and academic sources in Facebook’s networking websites. The goal was to assist individuals with suicidal tendencies. In-spite of her contribution to humanitarian causes she has been topic to social media bullying about her psychological well being points. The actress continues to be the smooth goal of politically influenced memers who mock her for her wrestle towards despair.  Deepika continued along with her work like an intensive skilled with out reacting to on-line bullies. Her line-up of mega releases in 2023 is a prof that she doesn’t pay heed to naysayers and solely cares about her craft.


The controversy over Deepika and Ranveer Singh’s alleged kissing scene within the historic epic had a whole lot of protests by Karni Sena. According to rumours, in a dream sequence, Ranveer who performs Allauddin Khilji has a love making scene with queen Padmaavati performed by Deepika. Karni Sena, which claims to characterize the Rajput neighborhood even assaulted Sanjay Leela Bhansali on units. A political chief even threatened to chop Deepika’s nostril if the movie obtained launched. Later the filmmaker needed to situation a clarification that there was no such scene within the movie. In spite of quite a few makes an attempt on a part of the makers, the film was banned in a couple of states. Yet Padmaavat turned the most important blockbuster of Deepika, Ranveer and Shahid Kapoor’s profession.


Ranveer Singh, identified for his attention-grabbing social media posts as soon as posted an image of Deepika utilizing the viral child filter in 2020. The gossip mills began speculating quickly whether or not Ranveer and Deepika had been anticipating a child. As the actress’s being pregnant experiences began doing the rounds, she was quizzed about the identical at a press convention. As a journalist requested her whether or not she was pregnant. Deepika gave a cultured reply by saying, “Do you see me feeling like I am pregnant? I will ask you when I plan (for the family). If you allow me, I will expect it. If I am pregnant, then you will see in these nine months. I think I’ll figure that out when it happens. I don’t know, I think it depends on when it happens in my life. Your child is a new born but you’re also a new parent and you’ve got to just figure it out as you go along.”


Deepika’s JNU go to through the time of anti-CAA protests sparked a whole lot of outrage. While many politicians from the centre condemned her standing up in solidarity with JNU college students. Others known as it a publicity gimmick for her upcoming movie Chhapaak because the actor didn’t converse something on the CAA Bill. The actor standing quietly with out uttering a phrase didn’t go down too nicely with many. However, veteran filmmaker Sudhir Mishra defended her. As reported by Indian Express, he mentioned, “Deepika chose to make a film like Chhapaak. She has challenged the very notion of what a Bollywood heroine should look like. That’s also a kind of protest, no? And her going to JNU was in continuity with that same sentiment, no? I don’t think it was a stunt.” The actress neither indulged in any social media spat with trolls nor did she gave a lot significance to the media trails on tv debates.


While selling her film Chhapaak which was additionally produced by Deepika, the actress shut down a reporter throughout a press convention. Vikrant Massey, who acted is the film was requested how Ranveer reacted to his efficiency within the movie because the latter has additionally “put in money in the project.” Deepika interrupted and answered the journalist as she mentioned, “Excuse me? Who told you this? This is my own hard-earned money. It’s my hard work.”


In 2020, Deepika, together with different actresses, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh was summoned within the medication case. The NCB quizzed them within the case lined to the alleged suicide of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The actress was the sufferer of witch hunt by TRP pushed information channels who left no-stones unturned to tarnish her picture. It was additionally claimed by some leisure portals that she misplaced a couple of manufacturers on account of her identify being linked to the medication probe. It was additionally reported that the actress was the unique option to play Sita in Om Raut’s Adipurush. But after the medication controversy she was changed by Kriti Sanon. Yet, it didn’t shake her zeal in the direction of her profession, and she or he remains to be ruling hundreds of thousands of hearts.


Besharam Rang Controversy

The controversy over the Pathaan tune is stooping a brand new low on a regular basis each in information debated and nationwide politics. Political activists, ethical police, jobless trolls and IPS officers made sexist and derogatory remarks on Deepika’s ‘saffron’ bikini within the peppy observe. The actress has been topic to trolling and has FIR’s filed towards her in a rustic that gave classics like Awaara, Bobby, Satyam Shivam Sundaram and Qurbaani. Yet Deepika has acted dignified as at all times and appears centered on the discharge of her movie. As the advance reserving of Pathaan has began on a optimistic word, it’s anticipated to be the primary blockbuster of 2023.

Deepika will subsequent be seen in Prabhas starrer sci-fi motion thriller Project Ok. She can be starring reverse Hrithik Roshan in Sidharth Anand’s live-aerial-action-thriller Fighter.

Wishing the actress many completely satisfied returns of the day.

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Published Date: January 5, 2023 6:00 AM IST