Support To Anurag Kashyap’s Daughter Aaliyah For Calling Out Online Negativity

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The daughter of famous filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, Aaliyah, has been famous on social media for calling out online haters. Many of them sent her “vile, disgusting messages” for posting photographs of herself in short clothes and lingerie.  A long message on Instagram for being slut-shamed was posted by Aaliyah just after screenshots of abusive messages, rape threats, and derogatory comments she got on Instagram.

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Actress Kalki Koechlin, who had formerly been married to Anurag Kashyap, Khushi Kapoor, and Alanna Panday, friends of Mandana Karimi and Aaliyah, praised her for speaking up to online abuse. Khushi Kapoor is the sister of actress Janhvi Kapoor and the daughter of filmmaker Boney Kapoor. Also, Alanna Panday is Ananya Panday’s cousin.

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In her post, Aaliyah Kashyap blasted online haters for sending her “disgusting remarks” about her lingerie pictures and addressed the online abuse that women face.

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Aaliyah wrote: “The past few weeks have been really hard on my mental health. Ever since I posted a photo of me in lingerie, I have been getting the vilest, degrading, and disgusting comments. I have never felt more frightened than I have in the past few weeks to the point where I considered deleting my Instagram. I have tried to ignore the harassment and shrug it off but the truth is that we need to speak about it because these kinds of comments contribute to the rape culture that affects all women in India (and the rest of the world) in one way or the other. I have grown up with these kinds of comments to the point where it culminated into me being sexually assaulted as a minor by a middle-aged man.”

Aaliyah added: “The double standard is that many of the people who have harassed me, along with many other women, are hypocrites. They love to pretend that they’re on a moral high ground but in reality, they are the ones promoting the rape culture that exists. They are the same men that are fine with following me and consuming the content I post yet choose to harass me. If you truly disagree with what I post, you are free to unfollow me. Nothing I do or post is an invitation for sexual assault. So, instead of policing women how to dress or how to act, we should unteach men the predatory behavior that has been so normalized in our society. This is my body, my life and I chose what I want to do with it”.

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