Chennai girl Akshaya Navaneethan's journey from shame to fame

  • | Saturday | 24th August, 2019

Roshne Balasubramanian ByExpress News ServiceCHENNAI: Akhshaya Navaneethan was in class 12 when she had her first brush with bodyshaming in public. I was still the girl from school who used to oil her hair, wear a pair of jeans and kurta. As Akhshaya prepares to sashay down the ramp on Sunday, one might expect her to be a bundle of nerves. This time, when I headed to the audition, my only aim was to interact with other gritty plus-size women and understand their stories. Thick, curvy, fluffy — no matter what moniker is attached to one’s body, Akhshaya says “it’s about owning the image”.

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