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15 Dusky-Skinned Women Who SOMEHOW MANAGED To Get A Damn Job

WHAT? The media and advertisements have been wrong this whole time???

For as long as any Indian woman can remember, commercials have told us that the path to professional success is paved with fairness creams and bleaches.

And yet... These non-porcelain-pale Indian women seem to have somehow made it??

1. Arundhati Roy

2. Nandita Das

3. Smita Patil

4. Bipasha Basu

5. Barkha Dutt

6. Shabana Azmi

7. Nina Davuluri

8. Freida Pinto

9. Mindy Kaling

10. Sudha Murthy

11. Priyanka Chopra

12. Lilly Singh

13. Kajol

14. Indra Nooyi

15. Dipa Karmakar

Don't let the media fool you. YOU CAN DO EVERYTHIN' WITH THIS MELANIN-RICH SKIN.

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