After facing online criticism for her appearance on Karan Johar's
Koffee With Karan
, there's a person dressed as Mastani from the movie '
,' a role famously portrayed by Deepika Padukone.
Meanwhile, on the LED screen in the background, a montage featuring Deepika's pictures with individuals such as Siddhartha Mallya, Sushant Singh Rajput, Yuvraj Singh, and others is displayed.
The video appears to ridicule or discuss Deepika and her romantic relationships, causing concern among fans that it amounts to character assassination by the individuals who presented the skit during the event.
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As soon as the video made its way onto social media, her fans jumped in her defense. Fans have strongly criticized the university participants for their treatment of the 'Fighter' actress. They have condemned the act as character assassination and have raised concerns about the involvement of religious and personal aspects in the matter. Some fans have gone as far as calling for stringent action against those responsible for the skit.
While one called the act, 'shameful', others wrote, 'unacceptable' on the post. A user also wrote, 'Reminded me of AIB roast'. A fanclub of Deepika also commented, 'This behaviour getting normalised in a university shows university is filled with future molestors, incels, abusers and sexist men. God bless their mother and sisters.'
On the work front, she is awaiting the release of her upcoming film, 'Fighter' with Hrithik Roshan. The Siddharth Anand directorial will hit the theatres in January next year. Apart from this, she is also a part of Rohit Shetty's 'Singham Again' where she will be seen essaying the role of of a cop named, Shakti Shetty.