Vidya Balan Breaks Down When Talking About Body-Shaming In A Heart-Breaking Video

Nagini Shree |May 31, 2019

Actress Vidya Balan has addressed the issue of body shaming via a video and slammed people for passing derogatory remarks on others' body type.

Apparently, being slim is synonymous with glamour and beauty in our Bollywood industry. Many stars have come out and slammed trolls for trying to pull them by saying brutal things about them being too fat, too tall, too short, too skinny or too dark.

Vidya Balan, who has often found herself at the receiving end of merciless criticism for her body, can be seen addressing the issue of body-shaming by sharing the message with help of popular Bollywood songs.

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Vidya Balan is targeted by body-shaming. 

She begins by singing, ''Kabhi tu moti kahta hai, kabhi to chhoti kahta hai....”. In the end, the actress throws away her dupatta to stand confidently in her black and white striped sari and with hair left open.

Sharing the clip, she captioned with a heart-wrenching note:

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The video in no time went viral on the Internet and many users came to support and praised the actress for her courage and confidence.

Vidya Balan, who has to fight numerous battles along the way, including defying societal expectations of the 'perfect' figure, and her unique sense of style, used the music of Bollywood songs and touched upon an array of topics like beauty standards for women, body positivity and more.

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Vidya Balan completed 14 years in Hindi Cinema.

In an interview, Vidya revealed that she had hormonal problems since childhood. Due to this, she would even try starving herself at points. She said that it has taken a lot of work to accept her body,
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On the work front, Vidya Balan will star in the biopic of famous mathematician Shakuntala. She will also be seen with her former co-star Akshay Kumar in Mission Mangal.


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