— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) 1587302726000
However soon, the actress received a backlash from her fans the same. Fans were unhappy with Deepika’s collaboration with Dr Tedros. Some even went on to say that they have lost respect for the actress and won’t watch her films anymore. Here’s what they posted:
@deepikapadukone @DrTedros @WHO WHO has been doing a lot of promoted campaigns after COVID outbreak exposed their c… https://t.co/eindPf21Cz
— THE SKIN DOCTOR (@theskindoctor13) 1587306391000
@theskindoctor13 @deepikapadukone @DrTedros @WHO This girl has lost her mind.I was fan of her but after jnu issue… https://t.co/sSPzIBgisd
— Swapnil Chaudhari (@Swapnil74219485) 1587306580000
@deepikapadukone @TLLLFoundation @DrTedros @WHO The same guy who gave China the clean chit in January and mislead t… https://t.co/z543suyJeJ
— Rishi Bagree (@rishibagree) 1587363430000
@deepikapadukone @TLLLFoundation @DrTedros @WHO What is wrong with you. You are associating with the man who, by pr… https://t.co/Y5nxa4pBmn
— KavitaM (@Kavita_M57) 1587361515000
@deepikapadukone @TLLLFoundation @DrTedros @WHO My respect for Deepika has gone down million times. I will no more… https://t.co/ZDIgajMiyk
— StayHomeStaySafe (@JerryBhutia) 1587303504000
Meanwhile, this is not the first time the actress has faced such a back lash from the masses.
Meanwhile, on the work front, the actress was last seen in Meghna Gulzar‘s ‘Chhapaak’. She will next feature Shakun Batra‘s upcoming film with Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday. She will also star in the Hindi remake of Hollywood drama ‘The Intern’ starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway.