Nadia Jamil criticises ‘colonial’ beauty standards

By: News Desk      Published: 05:02 PM, 5 Oct, 2020
Nadia Jamil criticises ‘colonial’ beauty standards

Veteran actress Nadia Jamil has always raised issues on women empowerment in the country. Taking to twitter, the actress disclosed her thoughts on the beauty standards set by the society.

She wrote: “As women, we are conditioned to idolise a much colonised, stereotyped image of beauty. Being in the business of narrating stories, it’s not always easy but so essential to ask people to challenge these stereotypes,” Jamil said.

She further adds, “One must not lose hope as we may very well be witnessing a much-awaited revolution, one that has taken time but is happening and here now.”

Speaking about fairness brand, she said:  “The name change is one of the important steps that needed to be taken in order to challenge the crushing gora complex we suffer from as a nation. Hoping to see other brands becoming more inclusive in their communication.”

Nadia Jamil has been battling cancer for quite a few months now and is keen on sharing updates of her recovery and the introspection she’s been doing while at it.

In August the Damsa actor announced that she is “out of the danger zone,” following which, she shared her personal account of dealing with the ordeal and defeating the disease.