Queen actor Nayani Dixit accuses Vikas Bahl of harassment, says he offered to share a room with her. Here is an attachment of the shot taken by somebody during the shoot. Sonam Kapoor says women need to stand together, not pull each other down. Addressing the writers of the letter, Aishwarya's statement read, "On the onset we would like to thank you on drawing our attention to the observation of the perception of the advertisement. However shall forward your article as a viewpoint that can be taken into consideration by the creative team of professional working on the brand visual communication. Thank you once again," it added. They asked Aishwarya, who is the National brand ambassador for Kalyan Jewellers, to cease to associate herself with "this offensive image by ensuring that further use of this advertisement is stopped".
Thank you once again," it added.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's 'racist ad' withdrawn by Kalyan Jewellers
In the ad, the year-old actor is seen decked in jewels along with the child, "dark and emaciated", holding an oversize umbrella over her head. However, if we have inadvertently hurt the sentiments of any individual or organisation, we deeply regret the same. A group comprising a feminist activist, a former chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights among others had written an open letter to slam the former beauty queen's recent print ad, which they felt also promoted child labour. Addressing the writers of the letter, Aishwarya's statement read, "On the onset we would like to thank you on drawing our attention to the observation of the perception of the advertisement. After her publicist responded to an open letter alleging involvement in a 'racist ad', the jewellers' company Kalyan, plans to withdraw the advertisement.