Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, the grandchild of legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor, says nepotism does not exist in the Indian film industry.
At the event, Kareena revealed how she didn't like that every move of her son Taimur is watched so closely. "You are just following him around".
Taimur: What's in a name?
She. however, added, "I think he is getting used to it because, of late, if I compare his pictures, he has started posing".
The sisters spoke at a session on 10 March titled "The Kapoor Clan: Films, Family, Feminism", while the former first lady delivered the keynote address titled "The Great Churn: What Happens Now" before the gala dinner.
Saif was willing to change his son's name to a more poetic Faiz, Kareena was not willing to surrender to public pressure.
While both Saif and Kareena stayed strong all through the controversy, not many know that Saif had nearly given in to the massive pressure and was ready to change Taimur's name to "Faiz".
Several Bollywood stars such as Salman Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Kabir Bedi and many more showed their support for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 USA presidential elections. I said, "No, Taimur means iron and if I give birth to a son, my son is going to be a fighter, I will produce an iron man". Even though, Saif later clarified that the name Taimur hasn't got anything to do with the historic ruler, but in fact it means, iron, the backlash seemed to be never ending. Does she think nepotism exists? If nepotism exists everyone would have been superstars. On the issue of Kapoor bahus not working, she said people have a misconception that the Kapoor family is too traditional to allow their daughters-in-law to work in films. "When you have generations of actors and a huge legacy behind you, it is actually hard for a star child to live up to it and succeed in this industry", she said.
The Jab We Met actress also talked about how motherhood had changed her life.