Netizens slam Shehnaaz Gill for 'misrepresenting' Kashmiri culture in viral Bumro video, call it a 'stunt'


Shehnaaz Gill left fans impressed by dancing to Preity Zinta's popular song, Bumro from Mission Kashmir, in Jammu & Kashmir. The actress was in the valley for the shoot of her upcoming music video with Badshah. While fans loved Shehnaaz's Kashmiri avatar and dainty dancing, there were some who were quick to spot errors. Soon after the 27-year-old Punjabi star shared the video, Netizens trolled her for misrepresenting Kashmiri culture. 

Dressed in a bright colourful Kashmiri attire, Shehnaaz danced to Bumro as she documented her recent trip to Jammu & Kashmir. "When in Kashmir do it Their way! Had to dance on this epic song at the heaven on earth...#Kashmir," Shehnaaz captioned the video. 

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However, moments later, she drew flak from Twitterattis. One user wrote, "Not our music, not our attire- only a Stunt." The other called it "Cultural appropriation 101". The person tweeted, "Nothing except the place in this video is related to actual Kashmir!" Another user trolled her saying, "This is what BollyWood *thinks* our way is. Notice the careful editing out of the military & security apparatus - when that is literally the FIRST thing you see when you land in #Kashmir." 

(Source: Twitter)