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VJ Bani was body shamed for her muscular physique

ByGurbani Judge
Aug 07, 2016 10:55 PM IST

‘Have you grown a penis yet?’ That’s how a well-known casting director tried to body shame model, VJ and actress Gurbani Judge, popularly known as Bani, about her muscular ‘non-feminine’ body. Here’s how Judge fights back

I have drool-worthy abs and a muscular body by choice, and that has put me at the receiving end of so much body shaming, it’s unbelievable. India puts too much emphasis on a certain kind of a body. For a woman, thin is supposed to be good, and if there’s any deviation — too thin, too fat, or muscular (manly, they call it!) – she hears no end about it.

Actress and VJ Bani J is today getting roles based on her physicality, like in the upcoming Zorawar, where she plays an assassin(Taras Taraporvala, Courtesy: ELLE magazine India)
Actress and VJ Bani J is today getting roles based on her physicality, like in the upcoming Zorawar, where she plays an assassin(Taras Taraporvala, Courtesy: ELLE magazine India)
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