Aishwarya Rai's latest magazine cover shoot gets called out by fashion critic Diet Sabya on social media. Is it plagiarism or inspiration? Netizens are divided in their opinions. Designer duo Falguni Shane Peacock's magazine cover looks 'inspired' by 2009 Kate Winslet cover as the pose is same. And other has Julia Roberts in a similar pose from 2018 magazine shoot.
One user commented: "More like Expectations vs Reality", while the other wrote: "You don’t expect any better from a woman running this brand who says shit about plus sized women! Theft of creativity and crappy thoughts is truly a deadly combination," another user wrote: "Are those peacocks again! Ouch. "Aaj main upar, originality neeche." Take a look at the post -
Falguni and Shane Peacock shared a small video and captioned it as, "Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: A Timeless Star. The Peacock Magazine is proud to announce the launch its first-ever print issue of the magazine with the timeless star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who was shot on the streets of the New York City. To avail your copy, log on to www.thepeacockmagazine.com. Issue available on stands, grab your copy now @aishwaryaraibachchan_arb in New York City for our first print issue September Issue @thepeacockmagazine." The picture within minutes went viral as Netizens started accusing the designer of plagiarism.
Rai was last seen in 'Fanney Khan' (2018) alongside Rajkummar Rao and Anil Kapoor. Reports suggest that Aishwarya will now appear in Mani Ratnam's film titled Pnniyin Selvan (Son of Kaveri). The film also stars Tamil actors like Vikram Karthi, Amala Paul and Keerthy Suresh.