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Richa Chadha to go big against body shaming on social media

After having given a Tedx talk on eating disorders and body image issues, Richa Chadha now plans to start a community page on a social networking site to reach out to more people facing similar problems.

bollywood Updated: Jun 07, 2016 09:16 IST
Rukmini Chopra
Rukmini Chopra
Hindustan Times
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After her TEDx talk on eating disorders and body shaming, Richa Chadha has been receiving several messages on social media ,where people have been sharing problems with her. (Rahul Jhangiani)

Recently, Richa Chadha opened up about being a victim of body shaming, during her TEDx talk in Delhi. She also addressed the effects of eating disorders and body-image issues. Since her talk at the event, the actor has been in the limelight, and her bold declarations are being discussed.

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A source close to the actor reveals that Chadha is garnering a strong response on social media.

Richa Chadha plans to start a community page on social media where people can discuss issues related to body shaming. (Rahul Jhangiani )

“A lot of youngsters and their parents are reaching out to Richa via Twitter and Facebook. People are opening up to her about similar issues that they have faced. Richa has been responding to these messages and sharing tips whenever she can,” informs a source close to the actor.

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While the actor remained unavailable for a comment, her spokesperson confirmed the news saying, “Richa truly wishes to extend her thoughts beyond just a talk. Hence, she is planning to get a group started on social media where people can share their stories.”

First Published: Jun 06, 2016 00:00 IST