This diva experienced a shocking case of racism when allegedly Kareena Kapoor Khan called her ‘Kali Billi’ because of her dusky complexion. Basu however remained silent throughout the controversy.
In an interview with Femina, He said, "I have had some tough life experiences. It’s not all been rosy. I have been through prolonged intense and immense emotional turbulence, financial difficulties… I have been ridiculed, faced racism.
Shipa Shetty became the victim of racism on a reality TV show, Celebrity Big Brother in 2007. From being ridiculed for her accent to being called ‘The Indian’ and even a ‘dog,’ the incident led to a huge controversy.
In an interview Chopra revealed that she’s dealt with racism during her school days in America. She was called ‘Brownie’ and that really got to her, eventually leading her to return to India. And would you look at her now!
The gorgeous actress was once upon a time rejected in Bollywood during her modeling days because of her skin tone. She has accused Bollywood of having an obsession for fair skin. Look where her dusky skin tone took her. To Hollywood!
Given his dark complexion and short height, not only was Siddiqui rejected by producers and directors but he was also only offered small roles initially.
During an event, Sonam said, “They see brown skin and they judge you already. When I go abroad people already have their perception, like we are always in parda or our parents are very Conservative.
Shah Rukh Khan
He might be the king of Bollywood, but outside of it, he's just another Khan getting into trouble at airport security. Khan has dealt with airport delays at least thrice now. It happens so often that it's become a joke for him now.
Whether in the industry or in a foreign country, some unfortunate celebs have had bitter enocunters with racism that have left the entire nation appalled.