Popular Bollywood designer Swapnil Shinde, recently came out as a transwoman and revealed changing her name to Saisha. She has styled several B-town celebrities such as Deepika Padukone, Sunny Leone, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kiara Advani, Shraddha Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, among others. Saisha took to her Instagram and shared pictures of her transformation, as well as a lengthy note, speaking up about finding the courage to accept her truth. Now, Sunny Leone showed her support to Saisha, and sent a lot of Starstruck makeup products to her.
Saisha took to her Instagram stories and shared a picture of makeup products from Sunny Leone’s cosmetic brand Starstruck. Along with that, Sunny Leone also sent a moving note to Saisha, in which she praised Saisha’s strength, and showed her support. The note read, “Saisha, Transforming into who you know you are on the inside is not easy. I love that you are so brave and have taken the step forward to being exactly who you are. You are strong, loving, caring, brave and now the independent transwoman you were born to be. This is a little something from me to glam your already amazing world. I am with you always. TransWomen and Women Unite!! Love Sunny Leone.”
Check out Saisha’s Instagram stories below:
Saisha, in her Instagram post, talked about the loneliness she felt during her childhood, and the confusion she faced when she was young. She opened up about boys in school and college teasing her because she was different. “I felt suffocated living a reality that I knew wasn't mine, yet one that I had to stage everyday because of societal expectations and norms. It was only in my early 20s at NIFT where I found the courage to accept my truth; I truly bloomed,” she wrote.
Image Source: Instagram/ sunnyleone/Saisha Shinde
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