Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya announced his engagement with girlfriend Natasa Stankovic on Wednesday. The news took the internet by storm. While many congratulated the couple, there were some who slung racial comments on Pandya and Stankovic.
But, many lashed out at the trolls in support of the cricketer and Bollywood diva pair. "Khud Dikhenge Chaman Ekdum. But Pandya ko troll krenge," a Twitter user wrote.
Khud Dikhenge Chaman Ekdum.— Mohit. (@mohit_sharma__) January 1, 2020
But Pandya ko troll krenge.
Arey bhai paise se ladki mili to tum bhi kamao kaise roka kisme hai.
Subhe nashte mein vada pao— Chirag Barjatya (@chiragbarjatyaa) January 2, 2020
Lunch mein gobi ke paronthe
Supper mein 1 packet parleG
Dinner me paneer makhanwala with tandoori khane wale hardik pandya ko troll kar rahe hai ?♂️
Hardik pandya ko troll bhi wo log kar rahe jo khud ki dp bhi lagane ki himmat ni rakhte?— Why nara? ? (@nahi_patungi) January 1, 2020
Ache to lag rahe dono, y ppl are trolling Pandya? ? https://t.co/wuZ0Bb5B6Y— Aarohi Tripathy ?? (@aarohi_vns) January 1, 2020
For those who were trolling pandya.— R E B E L (@GadhviLaxman) January 2, 2020
Hardik pandya is a big achiever ...came from a very humble background , travelled in trucks to play cricket , ate maggie to survive and now he is India's best all rounder , ambani family's blue eyed boy. Now tell me what his wife has done ? pic.twitter.com/Gg93JDQI9G
People trolling hardik pandya for his looks and skin colour. grow up ugly kids. It is not so cool. trolling him for his skin colour is fucking disgusting.— Ahir Hari (@Pull_Shot) January 2, 2020
So many Indians reeking of racism.A talented,self made & A grade Indian cricketer is being trolled because he is engaged to a fair skin.I mean wtf is wrong with you guys.. What has the girl from Siberia achieved that makes him lesser than her other than the fact that she is fair?— Maya (@Sharanyashettyy) January 2, 2020
In a video posted by Pandya, it can be seen that he proposed aboard a boat, surrounded by water, with live music in the background.
"Forever yes," responded Nataša, posting an Instagram video of the proposal.
Watch the video of Pandya's proposal here: