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12 Times Bollywood Celebrities Beautifully Slammed Body Shamers

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1. Kajol revealed in an interview to PTI, that she has run out of fucks to give about what people expect her to dress or look like.

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2. Sonam Kapoor tweeted this important fact when a troll tried skinny shaming her.

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3. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan shut down critics who hated on her for gaining postpartum weight, in an interview with Gulf News.

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4. Huma Qureshi shut shit down with this fierce magazine cover.

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5. Bhumi Pednekar informed us about some of the sassiest comebacks every curvy girl can use when subjected to annoying comments about their weight.

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6. Anushka Sharma responded to those who tried bringing her down for her fuller lips, in an interview with Indian Express.

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7. Zareen Khan shared an Instagram post to shut down all the body shaming she has faced since the beginning of her career.

She said, "I never let people’s comments or ideas about me bother me. Because it’s my life and my body and only I have the right to decide what I’m gonna do with it... Along with the weight loss came a lot of stretch marks but instead of feeling ashamed of it and trying to hide it, I believe in flaunting it. It makes me feel like a tigress with her stripes."
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She said, "I never let people’s comments or ideas about me bother me. Because it’s my life and my body and only I have the right to decide what I’m gonna do with it... Along with the weight loss came a lot of stretch marks but instead of feeling ashamed of it and trying to hide it, I believe in flaunting it. It makes me feel like a tigress with her stripes."

8. Sonakshi Sinha posed for this magazine cover, thus refusing to apologise for looking like a totally normal, average Indian woman.

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9. Sridevi's daughter Khushi Kapoor said a giant "Fuck You" to beauty standards, in this Instagram.

She said, " It’s sad how in this day and age where feminism is finally getting the attention it deserves, girls still feel the need to tear each other down and indulge in body shaming. I don’t care if you think my stomach pops out or if I don’t fit into your idea of beautiful, but for your own conscience please realise that having such narrow minded opinions of people makes you an ugly person inside."
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She said, " It’s sad how in this day and age where feminism is finally getting the attention it deserves, girls still feel the need to tear each other down and indulge in body shaming. I don’t care if you think my stomach pops out or if I don’t fit into your idea of beautiful, but for your own conscience please realise that having such narrow minded opinions of people makes you an ugly person inside."

10. Soha Ali Khan sent out a message to body shamers via the Jaipur Women Blog, that actors aren't mass-produced mannequins so they won't all look alike.

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11. Vidya Balan let the tabloids know that she couldn't care less about being perpetually body-shamed by them.

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12. And Aditi Rao Hydari said exactly what we all want body shamers to know.

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