Actor Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, greatest identified for her work as Sita in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, was lately trolled for posting footage of herself in class uniform on Instagram. She has now reacted to trolls, explaining why she determined to drag down the submit. (Also read: Dipika Chikhlia shares emotional post on how she missed a chance to fulfil late mother’s wish)
In the image that she shared on Instagram, Dipika might be seen wearing a white shirt and skirt, paired with a tie as she posed together with her woman mates. The picture, doing the rounds on many social media accounts, gave the impression to be from a theme social gathering. Dipika additionally held a dr in her arms within the image. Soon, the submit was flooded with feedback criticising the actor for posting such an image when the viewers sees her as Goddess Sita.
Insisting that she by no means anticipated the backlash that she confronted quickly after posting the image, Dipika informed ETimes, “I never want to hurt my fans. I am feeling bad that I have been trolled. I am feeling bad that I have hurt my fans’ sentiments. I am aware that people see me as Sita and not as Dipika. I realised people had got unhappy (so deleted the post). There’s enough happening in the world. Why add one more issue?”
She additionally mentioned it was a mistake on her half and mentioned, “I am not justifying what I have done. I am clear that it was a mistake on my part. I am not trying to evade my larger-than-life image and explain that main insaan hoon (I am human). I was not drinking alcohol. I am not into alcohol. It was just a small get-together between old friends getting into a nostalgic mood. “
Some of the feedback on Dipika’s submit, that she deleted quickly, had been: “Ye Apka Khon Sa Avtar Hai (what form of yours is this one)…? Sorry, Dekh Kar Bilkul bhi Acha Nahi Laga (Did not like it at all).” Another individual commented, “Maa ye aapne Haath me kaunsi drink le rakhi hai (Mother, what drink do you have in your hands)?” Goddess Sita, Dipika’s character from the well-known 80s TV present, is sometimes called mom.
Written, produced and directed by Ramanand Sagar, Ramayan ran for a very long time, because it premiered in 1987. During the pandemic-induced lockdown in 2020, the present had a rerun on Doordarshan.