Bollywood Teen actress Zaira Wasim on her facebook handle posted and then deleted an apology, seemingly in response to being trolled for meeting Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti.
In her post, Zaira Wasim wrote that she did not want to be considered a role model for children.
After this post, many B-town celebs came out in support of the girl who became the latest victim of social media trolls. Celebs insisted on the fact that she indeed is the role model.
#ZairaWasim was among the top trends on Twitter this morning, with tweets from actors Pooja Bhatt, Anupam Kher and Swara Bhaskar, lyricist Javed Akhtar and singer Sonu Nigam.
She posted an apology saying:
Later she deleted the post and said:
Bollywood celebs said that the apology was unnecessary but that is showed the Courage and tweeted:
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 16, 2017
Those who shout AZADI from the roof tops don’t give an iota of AZADI to others .Poor Zaira Wasim had to apologies for her success Shame !!
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) January 16, 2017
May God give Sanity to this World. And a Bigger Perspective of Humanity beyond Religion and Patriotism. #ZairaWasim
— Sonu Nigam (@sonunigam) January 16, 2017
— Swara Bhaskar (@ReallySwara) January 16, 2017
It must take extra courage to go after a 16 year old debutante. @zairawasim, you’re awesome and don’t let this get to you
— Tanmay Bhat (@thetanmay) January 16, 2017
— geeta phogat (@geeta_phogat) January 16, 2017
#ZairaWasim, I LOVED you & everything to do with Dangal. You worked hard, it showed & I look up to you. Keep shining, keep dreaming! ❤
— Shraddha Kapoor (@ShraddhaKapoor) January 17, 2017