Dubbed as ‘Indian Rihanna’, model narrates her struggle due to dark-skin
16 July 2018 | 1:25 pm
An unconventional Indian model, Renee Kujur, in national capital New Delhi, opened up about her uncanny resemblance to Barbadian pop star, Rihanna and struggle to make it big in the modelling industry because of her 'dark skin'.
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