Radhika Madan Reveals She Faced Rejections; Was Asked ‘To Have A Particular Shape And Size’

Angrezi Medium star Radhika Madan recently revealed when she quit TV to do films, she was rejected due to her appearance and was once told to get surgeries done. Read on…

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Radhika Madan Reveals She Faced Rejections; Was Asked ‘To Have A Particular Shape And Size’
If you are in the glamour and glitz world, appearance automatically becomes the top priority. Several stars have gone under the knife to enhance their beauty in order to sustain themselves in the entertainment industry. And there are some who faced rejection in the early days of their career because of not looking a particular way and one of them was actor Radhika Madan. The actor, who started her career and rose to fame with Ekta Kapoor’s TV show Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, gave a smashing Bollywood debut with Vishal Bhardwaj's 2018 flick, Pataakha.

Nevertheless, Radhika, in her piece for Humans Of Bombay, revealed when she quit TV to do films, she faced rejection due to her appearance. Furthermore, she was also once told to get surgeries done as she didn’t have a ‘particular shape and size’. “I was told I needed to have a particular shape & size, & that I needed surgery. But mujhe toh main bahut sahi lagti hun. Who are these people to tell me I’m not pretty? But for the next 1.5 years I didn’t get work. It's easy to doubt yourself at such a time, but I knew the journey is more important than the destination. So I made an effort to enjoy my auditions! Soon, I signed my first film as other projects followed,” she shared. 

The Angrezi Medium star further revealed that she accepted her imperfections and loved herself more with all those flaws. She said, “I think the key is to love yourself fiercely because what you see in yourself is what others see in you. If I’d been insecure, people would’ve fed on that fear.”


“So whether it’s as a kid who didn't care about her unibrow or an adult who thinks her height is cute, I celebrated my imperfections. I know I don't have to fit someone else’s definition of perfection–I’m imperfectly perfect & I love it!” Radhika concluded. ALSO READ: Feels Like Ishq: Radhika Madan Rohit Saraf Amol Parashar Upcoming Anthology To Release On Netflix In July


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