Hardik Pandya gets support after being trolled as ‘Kaalu bhai’

first_img Indo-Asian News Service New DelhiMay 6, 2019UPDATED: May 6, 2019 12:39 IST Hardik Pandya trolled on social media over his skin color.(Twitter/@hardikpandya)HIGHLIGHTSHardik Pandya was trolled as ”Kaalu bhai” after an actress posted a picture with himPandya got support on social media after the cricketer was subjected to racismPandya has been facing backlash ever since his sexist comments on a TV chat showThere seems be no end to controversies when it comes to Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Television actress Krystle D’Souza has been trolled after she shared a picture alongside Pandya on social media.One of the users even made a racist comment saying, “Kaalu bhai. Aap West indies team ke world cup squad main select kyun nahi huye?”Krystle posted the image on Instagram with a caption “Mere Bhai Jaisa Koi Hard ich Nahi Hai #brotherfromanothermother”. The moment she shared the photo, a number of people trolled her for calling Hardik her brother.Krystle responded saying that the person was being “mean and obnoxious”.Actor Aparshakti Khurana told the user, identified as Sameer: “I think you should not write such comments and definitely not use such language. We all love Hardik because he is a performer. You should rather encourage the Indian team, especially before the World Cup.””That’s so well put! People are so mean and obnoxious and just because they are sitting behind a screen typing, they think they can get away with anything! I guess ignorance is bliss in this case! Their words make no difference to his superb performance… BUT thank you,” Krsytle also commented on Aparshakti’s reaction.Hardik has been facing a backlash ever since his sexist comments on a chat show “Koffee With Karan” alongside K.L. Rahul. Both cricketers had made sexist and misogynistic comments on the show which did not go down well with many people.advertisementThe two were even handed a provisional ban by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) and were also fined Rs 20 lakh each.Also Read | Ashwin’s Mankading to Dhoni’s rage: Controversies that headlined IPL 2019Also Read | My daughter was sleeping when I hit my fifty: Rohit SharmaAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow IPL 2019Follow Hardik PandyaFollow Koffee with Karan controversy Hardik Pandya gets support after being trolled as ‘Kaalu bhai’Hardik Pandya was subjected to racism after actress Krystle D’Souza posted a photo with the crickter in her Instagram post. Hardik has been bearing the brunt on social media ever since his sexist comments on a Tv show.advertisement Nextlast_img