Richa Chadha Slams Randeep Hooda For His ‘Casteist & Insensitive’ Joke

Shubanka Sridhar , 28 May 2021

Richa Chadha and Randeep Hooda (Supply: Instagram | @therichachadha, @randeephooda)

When you find yourself a public determine within the age of the web, you’re by no means actually free from scrutiny and being referred to as out – even whether it is about one thing you stated years in the past. A clip of actor Randeep Hooda making a ‘casteist’ joke again in 2012 has resurfaced on-line and has landed the actor in a pickle – having him eliminated as an envoy of a conference a part of the United Nations to having his colleague and actress Richa Chadha condemn him for his ‘crass’ joke.

The quick clip was from an occasion organised by a media home. Sharing the identical, Twitter customers tagged Richa, together with different actresses like Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhasker and Konkona Sensharma. The tweet requested if Richa condemns such remarks. She replied to it, saying she does and stated, “It’s a despicable ‘joke’. It’s crass, tasteless and sexist.”

Including to it, she caught on to the truth that the tweet had solely tagged girls and questioned them saying:

Sure. It’s casteist too. Additionally, plz clarify to the rationale why you proceed to ask ONLY girls to apologise for his or her male colleagues whilst you hold forth on sexism. Not holding my breath.

Publish this video resurfacing on-line, the Conference for the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), United Nation’s environmental treaty, eliminated Randeep as their ambassador. A press release within the CMS web site states that the organisation felt that Randeep’s feedback had been ‘offensive’ and ‘don’t mirror the values of the CMS Secretariat or the United Nations’.

Randeep was final seen in Salman Khan‘s film, Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai, the place he performed the antagonist. He was additionally actively sharing sources and serving to folks amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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