KARACHI: Award winning composer A.R Rahman made headlines after defending his daughter Khatija’s choice to wear a niqaab.
In an event celebrating success of Slumdong Millionaire, Khatija, came up on-stage to shower praise for her father. However, things got ugly when some people began trolling the father-daughter duo on social media over Khatija’s attire.
Some even went to the extent of calling them non-Indian and A.R Rahman as a hypocrite.
A.R Rahman hit back at the trolls with a picture of his wife and two daughters from the Ambani’s wedding. The photo shows his wife covering her head with a dupatta, Khatija in a veil and his other daughter Raheema. He tweeted the image along with the hash tag #freedomtochoose
Khatija also took to social media to share her two cents on the matter.
“The veil has been my personal choice with complete acceptance and honour. I’m a sane mature adult who knows to make my choices in life,” she wrote.