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Shabana Azmi denounces Oscars red carpet culture

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Veteran and activist is amazed to see the to conform to set beauty standards at red carpet, and called it a huge pity.

"Watching Red Carpet and I am struck by the to conform to set standards of beauty," tweeted on Sunday.

"Nicked tucked bosom out, b**t strutted. Such pressure to not accept yourself as you are. What a huge pity," she added.

The actress, who has always been vocal about censuring the beauty and fashion standards set by international film festivals and award galas, did not mention which edition of she was watching.

For many, not only stands for celebrating the best of Hollywood, but also for setting fashion goals and beauty trends. was held on March 4 in

had earlier told IANS: "What bothers me about red carpet particularly is that it's an extremely important festival where stunning films are shown and nothing of that ever comes in papers. It's always celebrities standing with one hand on waist, I don't know who decided that as an attractive position."

On the work front, the Indian is busy taking her play "Kaifi Aur Main" to international shores.

"Thank you for the standing ovation and for being such an appreciate audience for 'Kaifi Aur Main' last night. Looking forward to the show in on March 11," she posted on Friday.



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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 13:56 IST