Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has been trolled on Twitter after she misinterpreted George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”. The book, based on a dystopian society and the Russian Revolution of 1917, is a social commentary on the Stalinist era in Soviet Union.
According to sources, a leading newspaper asked Shetty for her views on the inclusion of characters from popular culture in a new reading syllabus for school children in India.
To which she replied: “I think having books like Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter as part of the syllabus is a great move because it cultivates imagination and creativity at a young age. I thinks books like Little Women would also encourage respect towards women at a young age.
For those of you who don’t know, For those of you who don’t know, Animal Farm is a classic written by George Orwell and it reflects upon the events leading to the Russian Revolution of 1917. It speaks about one of the darkest times in the world. The book has nothing to do with how to treat animals and most certainly does not teach little ones to love and care for animals.