TV actress Shivangi Joshi came under a slew of racists comments on Instagram for his latest picture. The actress who is quite popular on social media with over a million followers on Instagram was called ‘black’ after she uploaded a picture of herself with the caption, “Sometimes life can surprise you with a happy coincidence”. Shivangi who uploaded a picture wearing a ripped jeans and an off-shoulder crop top was asked about why doesn’t consider taking care of her skin to make it look fair. Some even recommended that the 22-year-old apply some cream to brighten her skin tone. While fans came in support of the actress, the actress was subjected to rude comments on the social media.
Shivangi is currently playing the lead role of Naira Kartik Goenka, Akshara and Naitik’s grown-up daughter in Star Plus’s Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. She is known for playing the roles of Poonam in Begusarai and Ayat in the Colors daily soap Beintehaa. Shivangi quite Begusarai in early 2016 after she was offered the role of Naira. She had then said that she left the show as the makers asked her to play mother to a 20-year-old. She had also said that she was happy to play Naira as it will she will be like herself on the show.
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Passing lewd comments and degrading people majorly on the basis of their looks behind the curtains of social media has been on rising. Various female celebrities including Malaika Arora Khan, Taapse Pannu, Ameesha Patel, Indian women cricket captain Mithali Raj, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Mahira Khan, Gauri Khan, Disha Patani, Deepika Padukone has been trolled on social media for the clothes they chose to wear. While several other celebrities have come out with their support, the trolls don’t cease to exist.