Uorfi Javed feeling like 'Angelina Jolie' on being called 'fashion icon' by Ranveer Singh: 'Initially I thought he was making fun'

    Actress Uorfi Javed reacts to Ranveer Singh praising her fashion sensibilities on Koffee With Karan season 7.

    Uorfi Javed feeling like 'Angelina Jolie' on being called 'fashion icon' by Ranveer Singh: 'Initially I thought he was making fun'

    Bigg Boss OTT alum Uorfi Javed 's unique fashion sensibilities have been making headlines for nearly a year now. After a slew of trolling sessions from netizens and celebrities, Uorfi finally received some validation for her fashion from Bollywood star Ranveer Singh in the opening episode of Koffee With Karan season 7, who referred to her as a 'fashion icon' on Karan Johar 's chat show and she has now reacted saying that his words made her feel like 'Angelina Jolie' and 'Deepika Padukone'. 

    Uorfi who a favorite of the paparazzi and recently made it to Google's op 100 most searched celebrity list ranking at number 57 above celebrities like Kangana Ranaut and Kiara Advani. The actress on being spotted in yet another eccentric outfit on Eid was asked about Ranveer calling her a fashion icon on Koffee With Karan season 7. She candidly admitted that she never watches the show but had a her phone blowing up with messages when the episode premiered. 

    Urfi said, "Ranveer Singh called me a fashion icon. I couldn't believe it. I was watching a movie and suddenly I got a lot of calls from everyone. I couldn't understand why they were calling me. They started asking me if I watched Koffee With Karan's episode and started sending me its episode. I thought the episode must have been an entertaining one that's why everyone is sending me. Then my sister called me and asked if I watched the episode. I said no, so she told me that Ranveer Singh called you a 'fashion icon'."

    Like most instances of trolling Uorfi initially thought that the actor might have poked fun at her dressing sense but learned from her sister that he had sincerely called her fashion icon. She added, "Initially I thought that he (Ranveer Singh) was making fun of me but he said it very nicely. It was very sweet of him".

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    Ranveer, who is well known for having a quirky style sense himself, took Uorfi's name when asked to name a celebrity whose worst nightmare would be repeating an outfit too quickly during the Rapid Fire. When Alia Bhatt wondered by it would be her nightmare, Ranveer sincerely said that she's a fashion icon.

    Uorfi further said that she felt like 'Angelina Jolie' and 'Deepika Padukone' on receiving praise from the Jaayeshbhai Jordaar actor. "I am feeling like Angelina Jolie right now. No actually, I'm feeling like Deepika Padukone," she said.