Preity Zinta Feels 'Scared' by Paparazzi Outside Mumbai Salon

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta was swarmed by paparazzi outside a Mumbai salon, appearing visibly uncomfortable and asking them to back off. The incident sparked criticism from netizens, who condemned the invasion of her privacy and lack of respect from the photographers.

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Preity Zinta Feels 'Scared' by Paparazzi Outside Mumbai Salon

Preity Zinta Feels 'Scared' by Paparazzi Outside Mumbai Salon

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta recently had an uncomfortable encounter with paparazzi while filming her upcoming movie 'Lahore 1947' in Mumbai. The incident occurred on May 11, 2024, outside a salon in the city's Juhu area, where photographers swarmed around Zinta, attempting to capture her images.

In a viral video, Zinta appeared visibly uncomfortable as the paparazzi crowded around her, prompting a strong initial reaction. She was heard saying, "Guys, you all are scaring me, please." gets, uncomfortable However, she later smiled and waved at them. The actress was dressed casually in a long printed sleeveless t-shirt paired with blue denim jeans, with her hair tied in a bun.

The viral clip drew criticism from netizens towards the photographers, with many commenting on the invasion of privacy. One user wrote, "It's true.. give the woman space to walk and for her to hear who she's talking to on the phone. The paps are borderline rude. It's unacceptable!" Another user commented, "Rubbish you guys invading people's privacy stop your nonsense it's not funny."

Zinta, who made her Bollywood debut with Mani Ratnam's 'Dil Se' in 1998, has been a prominent figure in the industry for over two decades. She shot to fame with films like 'Soldier', 'Koi..Mil Gaya', 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'Veer Zaara', 'Salaam Namaste', and 'Kabhie Alvida Naa Kehna'. The actress has been fulfilling her work commitments in Mumbai for a while now.

Zinta will next be seen in 'Lahore 1947', a film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and produced by Aamir Khan Productions. The movie, which also features Sunny Deol and his son Karan Deol, is reportedly set to release on Republic Day 2025. With music by A.R. Rahman and lyrics by Javed Akhtar, the period film has generated significant buzz in the industry.

Reports suggest that Zinta, who co-owns IPL team Punjab Kings, has invested in a 1,474 square feet apartment in Mumbai's posh Bandra neighbourhood, estimated at Rs 170 million. The actress recently attended the PBKS vs RCB match in Dharamshala and distributed PBKS T-shirts to fans as a gesture of gratitude.

The incident with the paparazzi has once again highlighted the issue of celebrities' privacy and the need for media personnel to maintain decorum while covering public figures. As one netizen aptly put it, "She definitely looks scared Please behave. Celebs are humans too." gets, uncomfortable

Key Takeaways

  • Preity Zinta had an uncomfortable encounter with paparazzi in Mumbai while filming "Lahore 1947".
  • Zinta was swarmed by photographers, prompting her to say "Guys, you all are scaring me, please."
  • Netizens criticized the paparazzi for invading Zinta's privacy and not giving her space.
  • Zinta will next be seen in "Lahore 1947", a period film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and produced by Aamir Khan Productions.
  • The incident highlights the need for media personnel to maintain decorum while covering public figures.