London: Five years after actress Shilpa Shetty was subject to racist behaviour on Celebrity Big Brother, Miss India UK Deana Uppal has faced similar 'insults' from a fellow contestant, prompting regulator Ofcom to launch an investigation on receiving over 1,000 complaints.
Hailing from Birmingham, Uppal is the current Miss India UK and has done modelling assignments in the UK and India.
In 2007, following an uproar over racist comments by contestant Jade Goody against Shilpa, Ofcom had ruled that Channel 4 had breached its code of conduct. The issue snowballed into a major row, with the Indian and UK government intervening.
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11:04 PM, Jul 10, 2012