Deepika Padukone gets huge support from Bollywood colleagues

A day after Deepika Padukone lashed out at a leading daily for commenting on her dressing at a public event, many actors and actresses came out in support of the dimpled actress.

Written by Sonal Gera , Edited by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: September 15, 2014 1:49:18 pm
As soon as Deepika showed her anger on the social media, not only fans but her celeb friends too began registering their anger in the form of tweets to the actress. As soon as Deepika showed her anger on the social media, not only fans but her celeb friends too began registering their anger in the form of tweets to the actress.

A day after Deepika Padukone lashed out at a leading daily for commenting on her dressing at a public event, people from various quartets came out in support of the dimpled actress. From calling the ‘entertainment media’ cheap to referring this incident as an example of ‘wanton hypocrisy’, the celebrities were all in for saving the dignity of womanhood.

READ: Deepika Padukone angry after a daily publishes story on her dress

As soon as Deepika Padukone showed her displeasure on twitter, not only fans but her friends too began registering their anger in the form of tweets to her. Her rumoured beau Ranveer Singh, ‘Finding Fanny’ co-star Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Ayushmann Khurrana, Dia Mirza, Karan Johar and others expressed their disappointment at the series of events.

Other actors also expressed their displeasure over the series of events.

Late Sunday (September 14) evening also saw a deluge of tweets containing the hashtag #IStandWithDeepikaPadukone. The hashtag trended for a couple of hours nationwide, wherein people showed their support for Deepika for standing up against lewd remarks passed by a certain section of media about women.

Deepika Padukone’s earlier tweets to the news portal have garnered almost 6600 retweets in 21 hours.

The war isn’t seeming to end here as the tweets and the backlash continue to pour in.

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