Deepa Shankar’s Emotional Speech On Body-Shaming Is A ‘Prank’?? Chinmayi Reacts

Indian playback singer, Chinmayi Sripada Twitted about the body-shaming video of Deepa Shankar on the 2nd September of 2021. The Cook With Comali fame Deepa Shankar’s video of body shaming is recently going viral among the netizens. 

34-year old Deepa Shankar is a famous Actress and Television Artist of South India. She is popular by the Star Vijay tv hit show ‘Cook With Comali’. She also performed a supporting role in many movies and shows. She participated in the show, Mr & Mrs Chinnathirai with her husband Shankar. She also appeared on Vijay tv’s fun show ‘Comedy Raja Kalakkal Rani.’



A few months ago, Deepa Shankar emotionally in a serious tone spoke about body-shaming in a show called, ‘Vijay Television Awards’ on the Star Vijay tv. The emotional speech hardly lasts for 2 minutes. After speaking in a serious tone, Deepa Shankar ends up saying it was a prank played in between the show. 

Though it was a prank, actress Deepa Shankar’s words were very true which reached out to many people. Body shaming is the act of deriding or mocking a person’s physical appearance. Women are mostly targeted for body shaming which is not at all an adorable thing to do. 

On one go, a few of the netizens widely appreciated her emotional speech on body shaming. And a few others criticised that it is all scripted as Deepa ended her speech by saying it as a prank. Check below for the emotional cum prank video of Deepa Shankar.


In recent times, the video of Deepa Shankar’s body-shaming speech is going viral among the netizens on various social media platforms. On this note, the Indian playback singer has posted on Twitter about this viral video of Deepa Shankar’s body Shaming. 

Chinmayi Sripada is an Indian playback singer, working mainly for the South Indian film industry. She is also a voice actor, television presenter and radio jockey. Chinmayi as of date has to her credit over 1,000 songs in eight different languages.

In the Twitter post, Chinmayi expressed her appreciation for Deepa Shankar’s body-shaming speech. And also mentioned that it is shameful that body-shaming still exists even in this modernised era.  The Twitter post read as, “Saw Deepa Shankar from Cook With Comali speak up on body shaming ‘comedy’ on Vijay TV. AWESOME! Power to her. Shameful that in 2021, it needs to be spelt out that skin colour shaming / body shaming is terrible. BTW could we also please stop making such ‘jokes’ on  Yogi Babu?”


After an hour, she again posted about the video being a prank. The post read as, “Update: Apparently she says “avanga solla sonnaanga naan sollitten” and laughs at the end of it. Well – OK whatever.” 

Check below for the reactions of netizens for the Twiter post.


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