In an interview with a news portal, Anu said that there were many things that were considered ‘not acceptable’ about her. Speaking about the fair skin complexion in India, the actress pointed out that the women in warrior avatar from states like Rajasthan were dusky. Colourism was never an issue. According to her, the white skin complex came with the British. It is 250 years old. It never became an issue for more.
However, Anu said that she never felt the need to live up to these unreasonable standards of beauty. She was like if you like me you take me or let it be. The actress recalled an incident that happened in 1988 where she walked out of a modelling assignment as they began using fair makeup on her face. She walked out of there with her handbag, Anu told Bollywood Life.
Elaborating further, Anu added that she stood up for who she was and never blamed anyone. According to her, at the end of the day you need to have self-belief which is the path to self love.