Anurag Kashyap‘s daughter Aaliyah Kashyap stated that she was quite disturbed with the #MeToo allegations levelled at her father, final yr. In an interview, Aaliyah, who’s a YouTube influencer, stated that those that had been aware of Anurag, knew that he’s a ‘teddy bear’. She added that he had been making an attempt to avoid wasting her from being dragged into controversies.
In an look on Zoom’s By Invite Solely, Aaliya Kashyap stated, “The #MeToo claims bothered me lots. The hate doesn’t get to me, it’s the misrepresentation of his character that bothers me. Individuals suppose he’s a horrible man, however ask anybody near me and they’ll say that he’s the most important softy teddy bear you’ll ever meet.”
She added, “That is what offers me nervousness, and probably not the hate. I do know that no matter hate I get for him is simply from individuals who don’t have something higher to do with their lives. My dad additionally has been making an attempt to make extra of an effort to maintain his issues away from me as a result of he doesn’t need it to make my nervousness worse.”
Final yr, an actor accused Anurag Kashyap of ‘forcing himself’ on her, throughout the filming of Bombay Velvet. She additionally alleged that Kashyap had misbehaved with Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill and Richa Chadha.
She tweeted about this as effectively, and Anurag took to social media to defend himself. He known as the allegations “malicious” and “utterly dishonest”. “Such a very long time was in making an attempt to silence me. By no means thoughts. (However) Whereas shutting me up, you lied a lot that regardless of you being a girl, you dragged different girls additionally into it. Please keep some dignity, madam. All I’ll say is that each one your allegations are baseless,” Kashyap tweeted on the time.