Koffee With Karan: Priyanka Chopra reveals she faced racism in US

Koffee With Karan: Priyanka Chopra advised her contemporaries to be careful about the roles they chose in Hollywood.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:December 24, 2016 3:18 pm

 

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For all those who cannot wait to see Priyanka Chopra on the couch of Koffee with Karan, here is a sneak peek into what happened when Pee Cee got into a candid conversation with Karan Johar, the witty host of the chat show.

Unlike other episodes of the show which left you rolling in aisles or gave you some interesting Bollywood inside stories, the one featuring Priyanka Chopra might leave you upset. Reason? The international Bollywood star, PeeCee reveals that she faced racism overseas.

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According to the reports, a source has spilled the beans over a part of the conversation when Karan Johar asked the desi girl about facing racism overseas. He said, “When KJo asked if she (Priyanka) has faced racism, she shared that she did, but not in the studios. She said that it was at the airport when she was sitting in the lounge for first class passengers that she was a victim. One of the ground staff personnel was rude to her, and only after she argued that she was a valid first class passenger did he apologise.”

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Not only this, she even advised her contemporaries to be careful about the roles they pick up in Hollywood. The source added, “Priyanka said that whoever goes to Hollywood after her should be careful about the roles they do.”

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Priyanka has taken a break from her international projects to enjoy Christmas and New Year with her near and dear ones. Making the most of her latest India visit, Priyanka also stopped by the sets of The Kapil Sharma Show with the co-producer of her Punjabi Production, Sarvann to enjoy a good dose of laughter.

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    Sanyal
    Mar 25, 2017 at 11:30 pm
    Truly is there racialism in the USA? Never. There have been cases where an African-American shouted at a light skinned Indian that he or she is from KKK! In reality some cases of so called racism are due to sick people thus can be referred to as racism, though no society is perfect.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The Punjabis being rather dark-skinned and color conscious often have trouble as they want to be light-skinned. Priyanka Chopra does have an inferiority complexlt;br/gt; and little education.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;I have seen the pretty Nadars of TN who are pretty dark in top positions in the USA. This hype is being created by the foreign infiltrated Indian media. Recently a Punjabi women (pretty dark) was referred to as Lebanese by a Jewish gentleman. This is not racialism but just a comment.
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    indian
    Mar 26, 2017 at 3:35 am
    I would mention that USA is devoid of fracialism in general Sometimes the slant-e and and pignosed Chinaman are targetted as the Chinaman looks totally different. Why blame the Americans?
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    Venkatesh
    Dec 24, 2016 at 7:40 pm
    PC gives a very common experience at all airports as an example of racism in the US. The biggest perpetrators of this experience are the airlines operating from china and Hong Kong and Korea. Their mostly Asian staff are deferential when your skin is white or you are dressed very extravagantly. In fact I find that white and Hispanic staff are least discriminatory. Often I have been told 'this is business cl line, economy line is over there by staff of East Asian and some middle eastern airlines when traveling business. They are also more accommodative of white travelers at their lounges. It does not bother me as they are stereo typing business cl travelers. Sooner or later, the 3rd world person will be part of this stereo type.
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    Shiva
    Dec 25, 2016 at 8:23 pm
    Priyanka and SRK - Why is it that when you are successful in the USA, it's because it is a place where true talent shines.lt;br/gt;Then, you face some lame incident of dis-enlement at the airport and suddenly it is "racism against all Indians"
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