Sameera Reddy opened up concerning the magnificence requirements in Bollywood and the way she tried exhausting to slot in. She mentioned that she was continually informed how she was ‘too darkish’ or ‘too tall’ and didn’t match into the mould of the ‘lady subsequent door’.
In an interview with Bollywood Bubble, Sameera mentioned, “I used to be informed I used to be too darkish, too tall, too broad. I didn’t match into that lady subsequent door look. I needed to continually attempt to slot in it and it actually exhausted and drained me. I don’t remorse it as a result of that was my studying to study to come back up to now of loving myself unconditionally. It’s important to undergo a degree the place you really hate your self as a result of whenever you come up to now of hating your self a lot and break into items, you may put your self again collectively in probably the most lovely manner attainable.”
As an actor, Sameera was anticipated to look a sure manner. “It was not discrimination. Greater than that it was extra of it’s a must to look a sure manner, whether or not it’s a must to pad your chest or hips. There was all the time one thing that I needed to repair,” she mentioned.
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Sameera, who made her massive display screen debut in 2002 with Maine Dil Tujhko Diya, was final seen within the Kannada movie Varadhanayaka (2013). Throughout her second being pregnant, she had began a marketing campaign #ImperfectlyPerfect, through which she addressed physique picture points and advocated self-love. She additionally opened up about experiencing postpartum melancholy and placing on plenty of weight after her first being pregnant.
“My marketing campaign comes from the truth that I felt utterly disillusioned and damaged after being pregnant the primary time after I gained weight and was 105 kgs. The proper physique and the right face that I labored on, for my movie profession, broke aside and I used to be utterly misplaced,” she had informed Hindustan Occasions in an interview final yr, including that it was essential to just accept and love oneself.
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