Following her revelations about why she left Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra claimed that her pores and skin tone was lightened in a few of her movies.
Throughout a podcast with Dax Shepard, Priyanka stated she moved to the US as a result of she felt “cornered” in Bollywood.
She stated: “I used to be being pushed right into a nook within the trade (Bollywood).
“I had folks not casting me, I had beef with folks, I’m not good at taking part in that recreation so I type of was bored with the politics and I stated I wanted a break.”
Priyanka has now revealed that her pores and skin tone was lightened up in her movies and the way it was damaging to take part in adverts for equity lotions.
Priyanka recalled: “I keep in mind after I joined films, I used to be thought of dusky, written because the dusky actress and I used to be like ‘What’s dusky? What does it imply?’
“But, I did a industrial (for equity cream) since you are doing a magnificence model.
“A magnificence model is a extremely huge a part of an actress’ trajectory. And all the sweetness manufacturers have been promoting these lotions.”
Priyanka said that individuals with lighter pores and skin had a bonus throughout casting in movies.
She stated: “After I joined the film enterprise, should you have been honest, you have been assured some form of success or casting, however should you have been darker… and I’m not even that darkish.
“For darker ladies, it was like, nicely, let’s lighten you up.
“I used to be lightened up in lots of films. By make-up after which blasting lighting.”
“There was a music which I nonetheless keep in mind. It was known as ‘Chitti dudh kudi’ which implies a woman who’s as white as milk and I ain’t that however I used to be taking part in her and I used to be actually lightened up within the film.”
Talking about an advert she did within the mid-2000s, Priyanka Chopra stated she performed a darker-skinned flower vendor who’s rejected by a person who doesn’t even take a look at her.
However after she begins utilizing equity cream, she will get the man and all her goals come true.
She defined: “We have been taught that damaging b******t. Even I bought caught up into it and I look again on that, the industrial was so damaging.
“I’m darker skinned and this man is available in, promoting flowers, and he doesn’t even take a look at me.
“I begin utilizing this cream and I get a job, I get the man and all my goals come true. That was just like the mid-2000s.”