Topic: Fair & Lovely
While Shah Rukh Khan played a role in perpetuating colourism by endorsing a fairness cream, at least Suhana Khan has shown some spine by speaking up against it.
The fairness cream industry has a long and prosperous history in India, and was estimated to touch Rs 5,000 crore by 2023, until the Black Lives Matter movement hit this year.
In a statement Thursday, the company said the advertisements of 'Fair & Lovely' will also now feature women of different skin colours.
Men in India have been buying more fairness products, because of which the bleaching cream market in India alone has an annual growth rate of 18%.
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