Kolkata: Hairstylist Jawed Habib apologises for hurting religious sentiments with latest Durga Puja advertisements.The print ad showed Goddess Durga, along with her children Kartik, Lakshmi, Saraswati and Ganesh, having a relaxing day at Habib’s beauty parlour. The tag said, “Gods too visit JH salon.”
The sight of the goddesses and gods putting on make-up and counting money hurt the religious sentiments of many, and they made their anger clear on social media.
Jawed Habib (JH) group of companies and associates is one of the leading hair & beauty salon and academy chains in India. They have evolved over the last 3 generations and have adopted the science of understanding and styling hair and not merely cutting or using styling products.Celebrity hairstylist Jawed Habib came under fire for offending people with his ad showing Goddess Durga having a spa day. Habib has now apologised for it.
Habib did not take too long to come to Twitter and for the ad. Habib, in a video posted said that the ad was not issued by his company but by a “partner” who did not seek his permission before doing so. The hairstylist apologized for it.