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Here’s why Housefull 4 actress Pooja Hegde likes dusky skin

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Bollywood has often been criticized for its portrayal of dark-skinned characters on screen. Even celebrities who endorse or have endorsed fairness creams have been often called out for promoting such products. Recently, in an exclusive conversation with Bollywood Hungama, Housefull 4 actor Pooja Hegde spoke about racial mentality.

Here’s why Housefull 4 actress Pooja Hegde likes dusky skin

Pooja Hegde was the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India contest in the year 2010. The actress while weighing in on her opinion on the fairness obsession said, “The grass is always greener on the other side, that’s the only logic. When I go abroad people tell me they love my skin tone and like how it is so golden. When you travel around the world the acceptance level will increase about how you look. Whether it is how much you weigh, because we are so conscious about our body. I go abroad and I see bigger women in bikini, so casual and comfortable being who they are and that's what is acceptable there. Even when you watch them, you will not feel odd seeing them. It’s so that their confidence comes through. By travelling, I have realized that if you are comfortable in your own skin, it comes through and people see you in a different way.”

Having said this, Pooja said that it is a personal choice. “But I always say that all depends on your inner self. If you think that applying this particular thing will make you feel better, you should go ahead and do it. I personally love dusky skin; I love bronze skin because I think it looks great on camera. It’s a personal choice. But I am glad that the awareness and minds are changing now,” she said.

Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: Pooja Hegde calls Jaan co-star Prabhas an international star, reveals details about her period drama

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