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Sonam Kapoor Schooled By Twitterati After She Mentions Women in India as 'Second Class Citizens'

Actress Sonam Kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor shared an excerpt of her interview for a magazine where she had mentioned empowerment was important to her since she came from a world where women have always been 'second-class citizens.'

Sonam Kapoor recently featured on the cover of the Harper's Bazaar magazine where she talked about her Bollywood career, her artistic choices and women empowerment. However, a part of it has not gone down well with the Twitterati where she mentioned women as 'second-class citizens.'

Tweeting about her interview, she shared a quote with one of her pictures from the photoshoot, which read, "For me, female empowerment is very important, especially because I'm from a side of the world where women have always been second-class citizens."

Twitterati was not happy with it and slammed her. Check out a few tweets below:

A user then wrote, “Not surprised seeing the replies to this tweet. When will this end!” Replying to him, Sonam wrote back, “Now that the blatant sexism, classism and racism has started it won’t. They are blind and ignorant. Akin to nazis.”

The actress shared a few other pictures with excerpts from her interview on her social morning.

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“I am very careful to make the women I represent, women I would want to know.” Read the full article by clicking the link in bio. @harpersbazaararabia Editor in Chief: @oliviaphillipsbazaar Photographer: @ericguillemainphoto Fashion Director: @anna_castan Jewellery: @bulgari Dress: @maisonvalentino Hair: @alpakhimani Makeup: @artinayar Set Designer: @styleisnecessity

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Sonam was last seen in the 2019 movie The Zoya Factor, which co-starred Dulquer Salman. The movie was based on a book by Anuja Chauhan, by the same name. The film received mixed reviews from the critics but was a major commercial failure at the box office. While she hasn’t signed any new projects yet, she is expected to seen in Veerey Di Wedding part 2.

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