Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s cryptic tweet points toward discrimination on the basis of appearance
Though it is not quite clear who he is referring to but the tweet evidently highlights the prejudices in the society.
Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui is one of the finest talents Indian cinema has ever produced. The powerhouse of talent, who has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry evidently hinted at discrimination in an obscure tweet Monday night.
He wrote: “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 (sic).”
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) 17 July 2017
Though it is not quite clear who he is referring to but the tweet evidently highlights the prejudices in the society - body shaming, racism and discrimination based on one’s appearance.
It is indeed sad that an actor of such calibre has to face such bias! Nonetheless, there are fans of the actor who love him.
Here’s taking a look at his fans’ responses:
You're an actor and not a model. You're one of the best talents we have in our country, sir.
— Sumit (@SRKholicSumit) 17 July 2017
You are one of the finest actors around. Looks has nothing to do with acting skills... you are An actor! a performer of a different league.
— Aalia Rasheed (@aaliaaaliya) 17 July 2017
You are a gem of an actor sir , one of the best actors. Bollywood is blessed to have you. Never let yourself down for this.
— Cim (@Ciiimonex) 17 July 2017
Who said you're not good looking?? You ARE & above all you're hella talented & know your job wish you lots of love & success!
— Preeti Ishaqzaadi (@Ishaqzaadiii) 17 July 2017
I think you looked very handsome in Kahaani. I am pretty sure you can carry any role, even chocolate hero.
— Deeps (@LouveWaiWai) 17 July 2017
You just carry on nailing what you're doing. Let the haters hate.
— Stranger Thug (@Chokra_Jawaan) 17 July 2017
They are the ones who we cannot pair you with. You are so so much more than them.
"Achaa Nawazuddin movie me hai? Fir to achi he hogi."
— Utsav. (@UtsavChaddha) 17 July 2017
The method actor was recently seen in Sridevi starrer ‘Mom’ and has ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ slated to release on August 25.