AR Rehman hits again at trolls over daughter’s veil
Bollywood's legendary music maestro AR Rehman and his daughter Khatija had been extremely criticised for the latter's apparel at a latest occasion celebrating the musical success of Slumdog Millionaire.
The daddy-daughter duo had been trolled on social media for carrying and endorsing face veil (niqab) after a video of the occasion was shared on the net.
Responding to all of the censure, AR Rehman has shut down trolls by sharing a photograph of all the ladies of his household, spouse Sairaa, daughters Khatija and Raheema posing with Ambani clan's matriarch Nita Ambani.
Whereas his spouse Sairaa coated her head with a dupatta, Khatija wore a niqab whereas Raheema didn't. The picture was accompanied with #FreedomToChoose.
In the meantime, Khatija has additionally responded to the trolls saying that the niqab is her selection.
"The latest dialog of myself on stage with my dad has been doing the rounds though I didn't count on such an awesome response. Nevertheless, there have been sure feedback which stated that this apparel is being pressured by my dad and that he has double requirements," Khatija wrote.
She added, "I wish to say that the apparel I put on or the alternatives I make in my life doesn't have something to do with my dad and mom. The veil has been my private selection with full acceptance and honour.
I'm a sane mature grownup who is aware of to make my decisions in life. Any human being has a option to put on or do what he/she needs and that's what I've been doing. Therefore, kindly don't make your individual judgements with out understanding the precise scenario #freedomofchoice. ”