She played the role of Parvati in Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev (from 2011 to 2014), and was usually seen in heavy Indian outfits that pretty much covered her from head to toe. To complete the look, the actress was also covered with garlands and wore traditional jewelry onscreen.
So when she put up some bikini pictures from a recent holiday on her Instagram profile, Sonarika probably expected fans to gape and admire, but what she definitely did not bargain for was the hate.
Unfortunately, the trolling forced the actress to delete the picture, after she was criticized for her choice of clothes.
The actress, though, made it a point to say that the West was going a step forward by calling out body shaming. She did add that maybe she isn’t mature enough to handle the criticism, which is why’s taking the picture off.
While removing the picture is her personal decision, we’re glad to see she stood up for herself with this post: