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Meera Chopra Schools Barkha Bisht For Her Derogatory Remarks On LGBTQ Community: Shouldn’t Have Accepted It

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Sandeep Singh’s upcoming directorial debut Safed is all set to release on December 29. The film takes the audience through the unconventional love story between a transgender and a widow. However, just days before the film’s release, actor Barkha Bisht, who plays the transgender in the film, said in a statement that she believes she was too pretty to be playing a transgender character. Now, Meera Chopra, has responded to Barkha’s statements that have caught the attention of the LGBTQIA+ community.

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Meera Chopra responds to Barkha Bisht’s comments on playing a transgender

Barkha Bisht’s recent remarks on her character in Safed attracted a lot of flak from the LGBTQ community as well as the netizens. Taking to her X handle, Meera Chopra reacted to the comment and tweeted, “I disagree with Barkha’s statement suggesting that someone is ‘too pretty’ to play a transgender role. While I respect differing opinions, it’s crucial to convey such sentiments responsibly, especially when addressing sensitive matters like gender identity. Also, if someone believes they are too attractive for a particular role, perhaps they shouldn’t have accepted it. I firmly stand in support of the LGBTQ community, emphasizing the importance of fair representation and rejecting any form of discrimination based on physical attributes.”

Meera’s tweet drew a lot of appreciation from the LGBTQ community.

About Meera Chopra

Renowned for her bold demeanour, Meera fearlessly speaks her mind. As a cousin to Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra, Meera appears to be well aware of her position as a celebrity and the impact that her statements and comments will have on her followers. The actress expands her diverse body of work by embracing the role of a widow in her upcoming project, Safed.


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