An Indian actress has been attacked by online trolls after she posted pictures of herself wearing a bikini on holiday.
Sara Khan, 29, a popular television actress, uploaded snaps of herself taken while on holiday in Goa, India, and Dubai, UAE.
Many of her followers praised her appearance, however, Ms Khan, who is a Muslim, was also targeted by some who disagreed with her choice of outfit.
Fellow Muslim Instagram users slammed the fact that she posed snaps of herself in a bikini, and told her she should change religion.
One person wrote: ‘I think you forget you are muslim.. You change your relegious [sic] because in Islamic relegious [sic]… These dress can not allowed.’
Another added: ‘U are Muslim fear Allah. She mite as well sell her body for doin this disgustin pics sharam Kar ur Muslim not white girl [sic].’
One commented: ‘Change your religion do what ever then shame on u Sara you was my inspiration but now I hate you Allah will give you punishment for this shame on you [sic].’
Ms Khan has previously replied to some of her followers who criticise her over her social media images, saying: “We respect each one of you.
‘We respect your thoughts, we respect what you feel but you guys should respect us too. We don’t do any wrong purposely.’
Ms Khan, who also works as a model, rose to fame on Indian soap opera Sapna Babul Ka…Bidaai where she played one of the main characters for three years.