Fardeen Khan says he felt ‘angry’ after being trolled for weight gain: ‘People could be so nasty…’ |


Fardeen Khan, who faced body-shaming before his comeback, has openly discussed the impact of the trolling on him. Following his return to Bollywood with Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar, he revealed that the criticism over his weight gain made him feel ‘angry.’
In a recent Pinkvilla podcast interview, Fardeen shared his feelings about the trolling he faced during his weight gain.He explained that the harsh comments often made him want to respond angrily and left him surprised and upset by the cruelty and meanness of some people’s reactions to his struggles.

the actor emphasized the importance of having a thick skin and adopting a philosophical outlook to cope with public criticism. He acknowledged that while everyone is entitled to their opinions in the public eye, the value one places on those opinions is within personal control. Fardeen mentioned that he chose to navigate through the criticism.

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Fardeen also mentioned his 2016 Facebook post addressing his trolls, describing his approach as realistic. He shared that he attempted to find humor in the situation to cope with the criticism. He expressed his views on trolls, noting that he maintained a positive outlook while handling the criticism.

The ‘No Entry‘ star acknowledged that he can’t control trolls’ opinions, stating that it’s a matter of personal conscience and choice. He emphasized the need for thicker skin in the industry, describing the experience as a “good welcome” to the era of social media.


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