When Nawazuddin Siddiqui took to social media and spoke about racism in Bollywood, there was complete buzz all around. The actor’s tweet went viral in a jiffy and, people started making numerous assumption. Now, Nawaz has come to the forefront and put all discussions surrounding the “controversial” remark to rest. Clearing the air, the Mom actor said that his recent tweet which talked about his dark skin colour, wasn’t any random statement but a reply targeted to someone, according to a DNA report.
Nawazuddin attended a press conference on Tuesday with co-star Tiger Shroff for his upcoming film Munna Michael when the question regarding his viral tweet popped up. Have a look at the much-talked about tweet.
Thank U 4 making me realise dat I cannot b paired along wid d fair & handsome bcz I m dark & not good looking, but I never focus on that.— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) July 17, 2017
"I tweeted what I felt. Someone had said something to me and that tweet is a reply to that”, the actor responded.However, the 43-year-old actor clarified that the Bollywood industry is not racist at all. “But that person belongs to the industry, whose reply I have given”, Nawazuddin Siddiqui added.
The actor further said, "I have been hearing that since childhood but still I am still here and the industry has accepted me. When I was young and I expressed my desire to become an actor, people around me said, 'Have you looked at yourself?'. Even later, when I used to go to offices in Mumbai, everyone used to tell me that I don't look like an actor. So these things are there everywhere, not just in Bollywood”.
On the work front, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all set to win our hearts in a different avatar in Munna Michael where he will be shaking his leg with Tiger Shroff. Nawaz will also be seen in Kushan Nandy’s, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, which also features Bidita Bag and Divya Dutta in lead roles.
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