28th May, 2013, Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra has has called her fellow actress Mallika Sherawat’s view of India as a ‘regressive nation for women’ as unfair and a misrepresentation of India on an international stage. Recently, Mallika Sherawat made this comment at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival in France.
At an UNICEF event, Priyanka said that she disagrees that India is a regressive nation and it is a misrepresentation of India on a world platform She added that India is a progressive nation; people are talking about educating the girl child and taking the country forward.
The former Miss World said that Mallika’s comments were very upsetting for her and she disagrees with her opinion. She added that it was upsetting for her as a woman; it was upsetting for her as a girl who comes from India. It was extreme misrepresentation of our nation and it is not fair.