Fardeen Khan trolled for weight gain, Adnan Sami has the last word
As Twitter made fun of Fardeen Khan for putting on kilos, he has got support from an unlikely source -- Adnan Sami.bollywood Updated: May 23, 2016 15:20 IST
Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan’s weight gain has brought to fore India’s double standard towards fat-shaming. The actor, who has not been seen on the screen for some time now, suddenly started trending on Twitter a few days back.
As the latest picture of the actor did the rounds, trolls had a field day making fun of him for putting on weight. There were some who asked, “So what?” as well. Adnan Sami, a man who has been at the receiving end of such tweets in the past, has also lent his voice to the debate.
There were many who agreed with Sami.
Monday: Body shaming isn’t cool.— Shit Indians Tweet (@AllIndianTweets) May 20, 2016
Friday: HEHE Fardeen Khan mota ho gaya. Chee mote.
So I expect anyone who stands up for body shaming when it comes to actresses to stand up for Fardeen Khan as well.— Natasha Puri (@Natashapuri) May 21, 2016
Forget Fardeen Khan, even you guys were cute 20 years ago.— PollyP (@PolyesterPalla) May 20, 2016
In the past, leading ladies of Bollywood including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonakshi Sinha, Vidya Balan and Parineeti Chopra have been fat-shamed.