Priyanka Chopra,Sherlyn slam Mallika Sherawat for calling India ‘regressive’

'When it comes to Mallika's statements,I think they were very callous,' Priyanka said.

Written by BollywoodHungamaNewsNetwork | Mumbai | Published:May 28, 2013 1:05 pm

At the 66th Cannes Film Festival,actress Mallika Sherawat,in an interview with an international magazine,said that she feels her home country is a “regressive” society and finds it depressing to see the condition of women here.

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Reacting to Mallika’s interview,actress Priyanka Chopra said: “When it comes to Mallika’s statements,I think they were very callous and I don’t agree with her. It was upsetting for me as a woman. It was upsetting for me as a girl who comes from India. I think it was extreme misrepresentation of our nation. I don’t think it’s fair. It was something of which I felt extremely offended by.”

Further showing her dissatisfaction and anger,Priyanka added,”I think we are a progressive nation. I disagree that we are a regressive nation. We are all sitting here and talking about educating the girl child,taking our country forward. I think it’s a misrepresentation of what our great nation is on the world platform.”

Sherlyn Chopra took to social networking site Twitter to show her disapproval.

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