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WATCH: Woke Millennial Ananya Panday Introduces Her 'Digital Social Responsibility' Initiative 'So+'; Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan And Others Cheer

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Published:

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  • With fame comes criticism and social bullying, to fight the same, Bollywood actress Ananya Panday introduced her new Digital Social Responsibility (DSR) initiative 'So Positive (SO+)' on Sunday, June 30.
  • The actress took to Instagram and shared a video announcing her new initiative which aims to spread awareness on cyberbullying. 
  • The 20-year-old actor also shared the logo of the initiative and changed her profile picture to the same across all her social media handles.

With fame comes criticism and social bullying, to fight the same, Bollywood actress Ananya Panday introduced her new Digital Social Responsibility (DSR) initiative 'So Positive (SO+)' on Sunday, June 30. The actress took to Instagram and shared a video announcing her new initiative which aims to spread awareness on cyberbullying. The 20-year-old actor also shared the logo of the initiative and changed her profile picture to the same across all her social media handles.

The initiative was the end result of all the hate that the actor had to face because of being a star kid. The actor uploaded a video on Instagram and wrote, "So Positive (SO+) A part of growing up is taking responsibility & as a woke Millennial I, Ananya Panday introduce y'all to my Digital Social Responsibility initiative 'So+'"

Here's the post:

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In the video, the actor can be heard saying, "They wrote you are too thin... You have no talent and you are too tall. They wrote you are flying on your father's money... You are a product of nepotism. They wrote you need implants... They call me 'overacting ki dukan' and a fashion disaster. They wrote about my mom, my dad and even about my younger sister and my friends. They accused me of being a liar."

Adding, the actor also requested people to create a positive atmosphere on social media in the video. "Our generation is prone to insensitive remarks. I wonder why civil conduct followed in real life is not followed on social media... Why make social media a dumping ground of so much hate. Why be so negative? Why not just be positive?"

This took the Internet by storm. The initiative has garnered appreciation from not just her fans but from her film fraternity friends as well. Several Bollywood stars came out in support of the actress raising their voice against online bullying. 

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Here are some of the posts:

Karan Johar

Sonakshi Sinha

Varun Dhawan

Kiara Advani

Meanwhile, on the work front, the actor will team up with Kartik Aaryan for the remake of 'Pati, Patni Aur Woh' which will also star Bhumi Pednekar.

 

 

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