Sharmin Segal opens up about controversy: 'Misunderstood and taken out of context' amid Heeramandi backlash

Recently, the controversy surrounding Sharmin Segal has sparked debates online following the release of "Heeramandi," with social media abuzz over clips portraying her interactions with co-stars Aditi Rao Hydari and Sanjeeda Sheikh. Speculations about Sharmin being perceived as "arrogant" on set prompted her to address these allegations, emphasizing that her statements were taken out of context.

In an interview with Zoom, Sharmin clarified, "I share a very cordial equation with both Aditi and Sanjeeda. I wish that people would not use 10-second out-of-context clips to define the relationship I share with them." This statement followed criticism over a viral Instagram video where Sharmin referred to Aditi as a 'school girl' for her punctuality on set, drawing mixed reactions from viewers.

Moreover, Sharmin faced scrutiny over her portrayal of Alamzeb in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directorial venture. Addressing the criticism, she acknowledged the negativity but also highlighted the positive feedback she received. Speaking exclusively to News18 Showsha, Sharmin reflected on the experience, stating, "I had given my all to Alamzeb’s character. We tend to fixate on the negatives but there are so many positives that have also come along."

Despite the backlash, Sharmin expressed gratitude for the audience's support and feedback, noting, "The audience’s opinion is what will probably help you be the best version of yourself." Her comments shed light on navigating the challenges of public scrutiny in the entertainment industry while striving to maintain a positive outlook amidst criticism.

As the controversy surrounding her remarks and performance continues to stir debates online, Sharmin Segal remains determined to navigate the complexities of fame and criticism in the entertainment industry, learning from both the challenges and the affirmations she encounters along the way.