Dipika Chikhlia is one of the most well-known names in the Hindi television industry. She rose to fame with her character of ‘Sita’ in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana opposite Arun Govil’s Ram. In a recent interview, Deepika revealed how trolls target her on social media for her dance videos, and even though she doesn’t reveal anything, they still target her and say we Still see you as Goddess ‘Sita’ from the show. Scroll down to read the scoop.
This is not the first time that an actor has opened up about the way he plays a character on screen, but last year; Her Ramayan co-star Arun was worshiped by his fans at the airport. Now talking about the trolls targeting her, you would know that Deepika often shares reels on Instagram and she has more than 861K followers on the platform.
In an interview with Aaj Tak, Dipika Chikhlia criticized for posting a dance reel on the photo-sharing platform and said, “Being a public figure, I try to ensure that I don’t hurt my fans and their sentiments. Do not deliver Even the reels that I make are on old classic songs to maintain that dignity. But, I still get messages that ‘we see you as Sita Mata, please don’t make such a reel’. Please don’t wear such clothes’. I am aware that my image and face is known to (play) Goddess Sita and hence I refrain from revealing anything. I try to keep videos simple and nice for my fans. I have always respected that line.
Deepika Chikhaliya continued and said, “But people still get hurt. People should understand that I am an actor and a human being. I cannot be the same all the time. I recently did a film with Arun Govil. in which I played an angry housewife. She (her character) always fights with her husband. I will keep exploring characters as an actor. I want the freedom where I can explore things. Make sure to meet the expectations of the fans, but they should also respect my choices and values.
Meanwhile, on the work front, the actress was last seen in the film opposite Arun Govil, and fans are quite excited about their reunion.
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