Abhay Deol and Sonam Kapoor collided head-on with each other on Twitter on Wednesday, and the social media is already rating it as one of Bollywood’s most intelligent battles in a long time. It started after Abhay set-off an online debate when he named and slammed Indian actors who’ve endorsed fairness creams, going on to say the concept reeks of racism.
While he named A-listers Shah Rukh Khan, Sonam Kapoor Sidharth Malhotra, Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan and Shahid Kapoor, among others, he missed out on sister Esha Deol’s name, who too in the past had posed a fairness product’s ad campaign. Feeling the sting of being dragged in a debate of morals, Sonam pointed out what Abhay missed with a screenshot of Esha’s ad on Twitter.
What followed was nothing short of a controversy in itself. Sonam wrote, “I appreciate and concur with your views Abhay, Would like to know your thoughts on this one as well.”