"There is no weight limit on Beauty!"
Indian actress Vanita Kharat’s nude picture from a risque photoshoot highlighting body positivity has gone viral on social media.
The actress made her Bollywood debut in Shahid Kapoor starrer Kabir Singh (2019).
Vanita played the role of Shahid Kapoor’s maidservant in the film and was an instant hit with audiences.
The actresses scene in Kabir Singh became the source of thousands of memes.
It showed her character running away from an angry Kabir, played by Shahid Kapoor.
Vanita is also a well-known face in Marathi entertainment industry and has been a part of several plays and movies.
Now the actress has made headlines for spreading body positivity by posing nude for a 2021 calendar shoot.
Vanita Kharat posted the photo on her social media pages which have instantly gone viral on the internet.
In the photo, Vanita is seen covering herself with a blue kite while laughing wholeheartedly.
The actress styled her hair with heavy curls and posed nude with utmost confidence.
She wrote: “I am proud of my talent, my passion, my confidence, I am proud of my body… because I am ME…!!!”
Vanita credited Tejas Nerurkar as the photographer and added:
“Let’s get together to join this Body Positivity Movement.”
Shared on January 2, 2021, the post has received nearly 17000 ‘likes’ and several positive comments from Vanita’s friends.
Many individuals of the south-Indian cinema fraternity have also come forward to complement the actress on her bravery.
Marathi actress Urmilla Kothare wrote:
— Urmilla Kothare (@UrmilaKothare) January 1, 2021
“When Life throws you curves, embrace them. There is no weight limit on Beauty!”
Vanita has also appeared in Marathi projects such as Vicky Velingkar (2019) and Maharashtrachi Hasya Jatra (2018), among others.
Kabir Singh, the Hindi remake of Telugu hit Arjun Reddy, became the Bollywood hit of 2019, making over Rs 370 crore (£37 million) worldwide.
Vanita had reunited with Kabir Singh co-star Shahid at the Star Screen Awards in 2019 and shared pictures with the actor:
Kabir Singh had received mixed reviews, however, with criticism directed at it for glamorising misogyny and toxic masculinity.
In 2021, Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has reportedly signed his first web series marking the actor’s first step into the digital space.
The actor has allegedly signed an action thriller, which will be directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK.
The makers are yet to make a formal announcement of the same.