Richa Chadha has reacted to the viral video of a restaurant in Delhi refusing to let a lady sporting a saree in.
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 06:51 PM IST
Delhi restaurant Aquila is beneath hearth from social media after they refused to let a lady sporting a saree in. In a viral video, a lady requested a member of the restaurant workers why she isn’t being let in. “Ma’am, we permit solely sensible casuals and saree doesn’t come beneath sensible casuals. That is it,” she is instructed.
Actor Richa Chadha additionally took to Twitter to vent her anger on the restaurant and the video. “This snobbery- denouncing our conventional garments, wanting down upon our personal languages is the residue of post-colonisation trauma. It additionally creates a fertile breeding floor for fascism that exploits this very trauma. The Sari is sensible, your coverage isn’t! #SariNotSorry #Aquila,” she wrote in her tweet.
Others on Twitter additionally disagreed with the restaurant’s coverage. “Critically. Such consuming locations don’t have any proper to even exist in unbiased India. I’m positive the license must be cancelled for such eating places/golf equipment who’re towards ethnic put on,” wrote one. “Denying entry as a result of the patron is wearing torn, shredded denims or is sporting inappropriate footwear is completely comprehensible, however refusing entry for being draped in a saree is absolute stupidity. The administration of the restaurant-bar ought to be strictly penalised for this motion,” wrote one other.
The restaurant has since being review-bombed on Zomato and its aggregated score present stands at 2 stars. Zomato has put up a message for patrons on the restaurant’s web page that reads: ‘This restaurant is receiving plenty of media consideration on account of latest occasions. We’re monitoring all critiques intently to make sure that they adjust to our content material pointers.”
Richa was final seen within the thriller net sequence Sweet with Ronit Roy. She additionally launch a podcast titled Virus 2062 along with her boyfriend, actor Ali Fazal.
Her upcoming tasks embody Six Suspects with Rip-off 1992 star Pratik Gandhi. It’s based mostly on Vikas Swarup’s 2008 novel of the identical identify.