25 Minority Characters That Hollywood Whitewashed

Hrundi V. Bakshi in The Party (1968)

Portrayed by: Peter Sellers

Peter Sellers was one of the palest British dudes around, and yet—with the help of some dark makeup—he played an Indian actor in The Party. Yes, the film is considered one of Sellers' funniest, but to appreciate that you have to get past his brownface portrayal of a bumbling Indian guy who gets into trouble because he's a he’s a foreigner in the US. The performance puts Sellers in the ranks of thespians like Ashton Kutcher.

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