Tanishaa Mukerji who was recently in  New York to attend CRY America charity gala claimed that she faced racism by an employee at a hotel.

The actor claimed that she went to the hotel along with her friends to attend a party only to get racist comments by African-American employee there.

Mid Day quoted the actor as saying, “I don’t understand what triggered it as I was polite, but he turned rude. One of the employees, an African-American, said that we looked as if we were fresh off the boat and couldn’t speak English. That was insulting and blatantly racist. My friends and I were shocked. It’s traumatic to experience this kind of racism in the US; I have never faced it earlier”.

The actress even took to Twitter to share her ‘traumatic’ experience and wrote, “Shiftiest place ever.! Racist horrible people”.

Check out her post here:

Tanisha, who is very active on social media keeps her fans updated with her doings. Earlier, she shared a picture in a blue floral bikini which took the internet by storm. Taking it to her Instagram, she captioned it, “Dance with the waves move with the sea let the rhythm of the water set ur soul free! #tanishaamukerji#oceanlove #nature #travel #mermaidvibes#rajaampat #indonesia 📷 @samsungmobile #saveouroceans.”

Last month, Tanisha was holidaying in Raja Ampat, Papua, from where she was seen creating awareness about climate change. She spoke about the dangers faced by coral reefs from plastic pollution and the depleting layers of Arctic icecaps.

Tanishaa is the daughter of filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee and veteran actor Tanuja Samarth. She is the younger sister of Bollywood actor Kajol. Tanishaa is best known for her role in Ram Gopal Varma’s Sarkar in which she starred alongside megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan. Tanisha was also the first runner-up in season 7 of the television reality show, Bigg Boss.