White Rush: Chasing the ‘fair’ dream – Nandita Das speaks her mind out
Here are some powerful thoughts by another Bollywood celebrity on the current generation’s desire to appear whiter.
She’s often called beauty with brains – which she is – but the point Nandita Das makes is that the idea of beauty is deeply associated with being fair - and it is ultimately hurting our generation, girls (&boys too now, with “fair & handsome”s in the market). So much that it really isn’t fair anymore.
In a short but powerful conversation, Nandita wraps up what exactly is wrong with our society’s psyche.