Why Is Bhumi Pednekar’s ‘Brownface’ In Movie ‘Bala’ Offensive

The Logical Indian

November 12th, 2019

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The practice of “brownface” – the Desi equivalent of the infamous “blackface” in the United States, is not a new concept. Bollywood for a very long time has altered skin-tones of actors and actresses to make them look darker. The latest controversy around the movie Bala is just another sorry feather added to Bollywood’s cap.

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