Abhay Deol had never been on top slot as far as bollywood innings are concerned. Suddenly, he is becoming talk of the town by laking command over colour of skin statement. He condemned such advertisements, the companies and the celebrities which endorse them.
Abhay explained that such advertisements concentrate on “selling you the idea that whiter skin is better than darker skin.” look what Abhay Deol had said on his facebook wall-
There's a lot more of these campaigns that are blatantly, and sometimes subtly, selling you the idea that whiter skin is…
The comments got trending after the Times Now took it on prime time.
Through the post Abhay Deol has criticized celebrities including, John Abraham, Ileana D’Cruz, Vidya Balan, Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Sidharth Malhotra, Sonam Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan, for endorsing fairness creams as he claimed that the brands which the stars vouch for have a racist undertone.
Look how people have reacted on his twitter handle. There are dividing opinions, though people are overwhemly welcomed his attack on the fad.