Actress Priyamani, who plays Srikant Tiwari's wife Suchi in Amazon Prime Video's 'The Family Man', recently opened up about being body-shamed and experiencing colorism.
In a recent interview, the actress said that she has received nasty comments on her Instagram posts for her dusky complexion.
The 'Raavan' actress said that she has been body shamed 'a lot of times', but when her weight went up to 65 kilos and she looked bigger than she does right now, people called her 'fat'.
"So a lot of people have said, 'oh, you look fat, you look big.' Right now people are saying, 'Why you looking thin, we like you when you were fat.' I'm like, 'hello, make up your mind. You like me when I'm fat or you like me when I'm thin?' Being on the bigger side or being on the smaller side, it is each person to himself," she told Bollywood Bubble.
She continued: "Why do you want to body shame people saying, 'oh you're fat, you looking like a pig or...' Why do you want to do that?"
The actress, who had a dance number in Shah Rukh Khan's 'Chennai Express', also said that she has received comments about her skin colour.
Priyamani said that people have called her 'black' and 'dark'.
The actress said that black is beautiful as it's also the colour of Lord Krishna. She asked trolls to keep their negativity to themselves and not attack people like this for 'one minute-fame'.
Directed by Raj and DK, The Family Man 2 returned for a second season on Amazon Prime Video. A third season has also been teased.
Manoj Bajpayee, who plays the lead role of Srikant in the show, recently said in an interview that the story is ready, but the third season will take close to two years to arrive.
The series also stars Samantha Akkineni, Sharib Hashmi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Sunny Hinduja, Shahab Ali, Ashlesha Thakur and Vedant Sinha in pivotal roles,