Athiya Shetty opens up about being body-shamed when she was young; read inside

written by Ritika Nath | December 21, 2021

Many Bollywood celebs have recently come forward to share their experiences with body shaming, with Suniel Shetty's daughter, Athiya Shetty, being the most recent to join the bandwagon.

Athiya Shetty made her acting debut with the film 'Hero,' and went on to star in films like Mubakaran, Motichoor Chakanoor, and Nawabzade.

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Recently, the actress revealed that she herself has become a victim of body shaming and she was very conscious about her physical appearance back when she was young. She also said that it took her a long time to regain her confidence and accept the way she was. Athi

Body shaming was a problem for the actress when she was young. People need to understand that body-shaming isn't just about being fat, but also about being skinny, she says.

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"Yes, I have fallen into the category of body shaming when I was young. People need to realize that body-shaming is not only associated with being overweight but also being skinny. I have always believed that commenting on someone's weight, appearance or anything that can make them less confident is something that is inappropriate" quotes the actress.

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She went on to say that being genuine also entails accepting and accepting imperfections. In and of it, being flawed is perfect. She believes it is critical to educate society about the truth that no two people are the same.

Body shaming has become all too widespread in today's world. It doesn't matter if you're a normal Citizen or a B-Town star, being body shamed is an unpleasant experience for anyone.

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