Deepika Padukone called Priyanka Chopra by foreign media: Ignorance or Racism? Here’s what fans feel!
Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are two of the biggest global stars today. Not just Bollywood, the two heroines are conquering foreign soil too, with their international achievements and appearances.
While DP and PC both are doing their bits in putting India on the global map, there’s something that happened recently which became the talking point. Deepika was mistakenly called Priyanka by a certain section of foreign media.
It’s no doubt that PC is a bigger international star because of her leading lady stint on a popular TV series like Quantico whereas DP just made her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel starrer xXx 3. PC too is making her debut in Baywatch opposite Dwayne Johnson.
But both the actresses had spoken against the media referring Deepika as Priyanka. Dippy addressed the issue and said, “It’s not just about me being offended. It’s you all in this room who should be offended. It’s not just ignorance, it’s also racist. Two people of similar colour are not the same people. So, you as fellow Indians should actually be calling them out and educating them instead of encouraging it. Ignorance is ignorance. I feel bad for them.”
Priyanka commented too.”That’s just ignorance and I feel really …read more