Bollywood backs Deepika Padukone's stand against 'cleavage' tweet

Sep 15, 2014, 11:42 IST | A correspondent

Farah Khan: Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. @deepikapadukone doing just that!! (N THATS how u pay a compliment )

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Boman Irani: Complimenting a lady is a grace reserved for gentlemen! I stand on a tall tall chair and applaud you @deepikapadukone

Huma Qureshi:More power to @deepikapadukone :-) dats how u shut them upppp

Arjun Rampal: I just read here in Malaysia about @deepikapadukone retort to cheap sensational journalism,well done girl.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

RJ Malishka: @deepikapadukone makes history today not just coz of #FindingFanny but coz of the stand she took.Good on u girl:) COMING UP. @REDFM_MUMBAI

Swanand Kirkire: Behind every cleavage there is a heart,a voice @deepikapadukone thanks for showing us your true beauty & this is a compliment

Vishal Dadlani: More power to you @deepikapadukone !

Nimrat Kaur: Brilliant strike @deepikapadukone. So fearless a message and truly inspiring coming from you as a role model to millions of women all over.

Harsha Bhogle: firmly with @deepikapadukone on this.

Sanjay Gupta: If you are even remotely self righteous and want to do the right thing then SUPPORT @deepikapadukone. THIS WOMAN ROCKS.

Siddharth Mallya: Proud of @deepikapadukone for standing up and speaking her mind. Too many others in this country would have sat on the fence and kept quiet.

Ravi Kishan: Great respect to u ..@deepikapadukone

Kriti Sanon: @deepikapadukone superbb reply!! ÂÂÂÂŒGlad that someone stood up! N i cant believe they actually replied to justify instead of apologising!!!!!

Esha Gupta: @deepikapadukone well said, proud of you. Thank you for doing this.. Women power

Saqib Saleem: Its a shame that this is what we do in the name of journalism.. More power to you @deepikapadukone ..

Anubhav Sinha: It is the high camera angle not a low neckline. What is low is the standard of journalism. Downright SICK!!! @deepikapadukone

Ragini Khanna: Leading tabloid publishing such news ... Sad ! #IStandWithDeepikaPadukone @deepikapadukone

Suchitra Krishnamurthy: told ya Indians however modern we claim to be deep down r regressive mysogynists. Shame #IStandWithDeepikaPadukone

Ayushmann Khurana: Dear yellow journalism, a star showed you that some of you are green. • Dear yellow journalism, yeh-lo!

Aditi Rao Hydari: Thank you for this! About time! #RESPECT “@deepikapadukone: YES!I am a Woman.I have breasts AND a cleavage! You got a problem!!??”

Ranveer Singh: @deepikapadukone way to let 'em know! #LikeABoss #owned

Virr Das: An actor has just as much right to react to an image of their body as anyone does. Fame doesn't veto your gender or your self-respect.

Dia Mirza: Entertainment 'news' has rarely ever treated women with much respect. I'm surprised by the surprise. For once some1 decided not to let it go. Thank you @deepikapadukone #RESPECT

Anushka Sharma: Respect to @deepikapadukone for standing up to this vulgar 'news' and standing up for her being a woman and not being apologetic about it!

"YES!I am a Woman.I have breasts AND a cleavage! You got a problem!!??", Deepika Padukone had tweeted yesterday. "Dont talk about Woman's Empowerment when YOU don't know how to RESPECT Women!", she further wrote.

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