Nayanthara is an Indian actress who has predominantly acted in South Indian Movies, Often called the Lady Superstar, she has acted in more than 80 movies.
Nayanthara is the only South Indian Actress to be named in the Forbes Magazine 2018 Celebrity 100, when she made a record 15.17 crores in earnings.
Nayanthara is no one new to controversy Nayanthara was in a relationship with Silambarasan after they worked together in Vallavan. However, their relationship ended after few years. Later while working in Villu, Nayanthara and Prabhu Deva fell in love with each other. They were in a relationship for few years and decided to get married. However, in 2010, Prabhu Deva‘s wife Latha filed a petition at the family court, seeking directions against Deva from living in a relationship with Nayanthara and requesting a reunion with him. Furthermore, she threatened to go on hunger strike if Prabhu Deva married Nayanthara, while several women’s organisations conducted protests against Nayanthara for bringing disrepute to the Tamil culture, burning an effigy of her. In 2012, Nayanthara confirmed that she had ended her relationship with Deva.
Now it has emerged that Nayanthara had portrayed a Black Face in the film Airaa. The Blackfaced character named Bhavani depicts a unsuccessful and uneducated village girl who is considered to be a sign of bad luck among her family members and villagers.
The film did underwhelmingly at the Indian box office, which many criticising its lack of proper writing and illogical screenplay.
With the current #BlackLivesMatter Movement stemming up post the death of George Floyd, many netizens have condemns the Indian Cinema depicting black women as unsucessful and the fair women as successful.