Anand Mahindra Misidentifies Gender Of 10-YO Kalaripayattu Artist, Apologizes Later

A few days ago, industrialist Anand Mahindra tweeted a video of Neelakandan Nair. While Mahindra lauded the young Kalaripayattu artist, his tweet unfortunately misidentified the gender of the 10-year-old boy. 

Some were quick to point out the gaffe-

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Soon after, the artist himself responded by acknowledging Mahindra’s praise. However the boy pointed out that he wasn’t a ‘young woman’ and even went on to reveal the reason why he’s been growing out his hair. Take a look-

The industrialist subsequently tweeted a humble apology, reports India Today.

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