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Anurag Kashyap’s daughter, Aaliyah Kashyap, opens up on coping with rape threats and being labeled a prostitute — watch video

Recently, Aaliyah Kashyap had posted an innocuous picture online, which led to a barrage of nastiness in the comments section. including rape threats. She has now opened up on it in her recent YouTube video.

Russel D'Silva   |    February 19, 2021 12:54 PM IST

Not only is filmmaker Anurag Kashyap a constant subject of online trolls for voicing his opinions, some of whom are downright nasty and even go so far as to threaten violence and what not, but even his family is subjected to the same, including his young daughter, Aaliyah Kashyap. Recently, the latter had posted an innocuous picture online, which led to a barrage of nastiness in the comments section. including rape threats — the norm for many men of our country when they have nothing worthy to contribute. Now, Aaliyah Kashyap has opened up on it in her recent YouTube video, where she has said, “The amount of backlash I got for it like people telling me I should be ashamed of being Indian and posting stuff like that. People were sending me rape threats. People were calling me a prostitute. People were DMing me and asking me what my rate was. People were sending me death threats.” Watch the video above...