Swara Bhasker reacted to a meme evaluating desk tennis star Manika Batra along with her and Taapsee Pannu. The meme not solely known as Manika ‘extra lovely’ but in addition extra proficient than Swara and Taapsee. “Extra lovely than woke actors like Taapsee or Swara Bhaskar and undoubtedly extra proficient than them. One and solely Manika Batra,” it mentioned.
In response, Swara shared grinning and nerd-face emojis and wrote on Twitter, “Many congratulations to #ManikaBatra and each different feminine achiever in any discipline!!!”
On Sunday, Manika, ranked 62, received in opposition to world quantity 32 Margaryta Pesotska to succeed in the ladies’s singles third spherical within the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. She made a exceptional comeback after shedding the primary two video games to prevail 4-11, 4-11, 11-7, 12-10, 8-11, 11-5, 11-7 in a second-round match that lasted 57 minutes. She meets Austria’s Sofia Polcanova on Monday for a spot within the spherical of 16.
Swara has usually been on the receiving finish of trolling. Final month, as her movie Veere Di Wedding ceremony celebrated three years of its launch, she gave a shout-out to her haters. Sharing a clip from the movie, she wrote, “3 YEARS (June 01) to the delivery of an obsession – my nafrati chintus obsession with my fingers! Completely satisfied third to the movie that gave rise to an financial system: the 2 rupees per tweet employment assure scheme that it appears i launched for my trolls #veerediwedding #sakshislays.”
In an earlier interview with Hindustan Occasions, Swara talked about how harassment of ladies on-line has been ‘normalised’ now. “We take care of it and we’re virtually type of okay with it. That’s why you see Twitter timelines of lots of people, together with me, resemble these streets the place males are passing feedback at girls. So, what occurs to me once I stroll down the street — chherkhani or eve-teasing — is precisely what occurs to me on my Twitter timeline, too,” she mentioned.
Swara made her Bollywood debut with a small position in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Guzaarish. She has acted in movies corresponding to Raanjhanaa, Tanu Weds Manu, Nil Battey Sannata and Veere Di Wedding ceremony.
(With inputs from PTI)