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Ileana D'Cruz Doesn't Believe That Indian Entertainment Is Fairness Driven

"I don't consider myself fair. I think I am in the tanned category. I don't think we are fairness-driven. We have some actresses and models who are really dusky and gorgeous, and I truly believe skin colour doesn't matter," said Ileana

  | October 18, 2016 20:02 IST (Mumbai)
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Highlights

  • Ileana D'Cruz is the brand ambassador for a fairness product
  • She says she belongs in the 'tanned category'
  • Recently, Tannishtha Chatterjee was 'roasted' for her skin colour on TV
Actress Ileana D'Cruz, who endorses a popular skin fairness product, believes Indian show business is not driven by skin colour.
She doesn't consider herself fair and says she falls in "the tanned category".
"I don't consider myself fair. I think I am in the tanned category. I don't think we are fairness-driven. We have some actresses and models who are really dusky and gorgeous, and I truly believe skin colour doesn't matter," Ileana told IANS.
"I feel being healthy is beautiful and being happy is beautiful. That's what I endorse," Ileana said.
The Barfi! actress spoke to IANS on the side-lines of an event by the brand on Tuesday. The event highlighted the skin care innovations that the brand is working on currently.
A web application on the same was also unveiled in Mumbai. Ileana demonstrated the software and showed how she uses this technology to be her own skincare expert.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

 
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