'Can You Lighten Your Skin?': 'Dark & Dusky' Nandita Das On Fair Skin Obsession In India & Bollywood
Actor and filmmaker Nandita Das has been fighting a constant battle against fair skin obsession throughout her life in the film industry. Described as dark and dusky, the actor revealed how she was repeatedly asked to lighten her skin by directors and producers while playing 'upper class, educated' roles. Das spoke to Hindustan Times' Kumkum Chadha in this episode of our weekly show The Interview. Watch.