Want a village girl who cooks, cleans: Tiger lands himself in trouble

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Apr 27, 2016 18:25 IST
Indian Bollywood actors Tiger Shroff (L) and Shraddha Kapoor attend a promotional event for upcoming Hindi film 'Baaghi' in Mumbai on April 22, 2016. (AFP)

This is not going to go down well with his many female fans in the country. Tiger Shroff’s remark that he likes girls who are “housewife-type” has been slammed for being sexist and the actor in his defence today said he respects his mother and sister too much to say something like that.

In an interview to an online portal, Tiger discussed about the qualities he would want in his partner and revealed that he would prefer a stay-at-home girl from a village, who would “keep the house clean and give me home-cooked food.”

“I will get married to a girl from the village... When I reach home, I want a massage so that I can get relaxed (sic). I like girls who are the housewife-type,” he had said.

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However, the Heropanti star’s comments did not go down well with many, who took to social media to mock the actor for his comments.

Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor during promotions of their upcoming film Baaghi: A Rebel For Love in Noida, on April 26, 2016. (IANS)

Post the backlash, Tiger, 26, was quick to respond to the criticisms and took to Twitter to clarify himself.

He, however neither denied the comments nor clearly admitted to have said it.

“I am totally for women empowerment and equality and always talk about how they are as strong or stronger than men,” Tiger wrote.

“I respect my mother and sister too much to say something like that.

“I know I’m barely a year old in the industry but for those who know me and who have accepted me you would know. Anyway love always,” the Baaghi star posted.

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