Actress Ayesha Takia, whose father-in-law, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi, is infamous for his misogynistic remarks, says she may not always agree with an elder's opinion, but there's "mutual respect" between them.
Abu Azmi had once grabbed headlines by saying "women having sex outside marriage should be hanged" and after the molestation of women by a mob on New Year's Eve in Bengaluru, he had said: "It was bound to happen. Women call nudity a fashion. They were wearing short dresses.”
He had even commented that women were like "sugar" and men were like ants.
Being an independent woman, who pursued her passion for acting with films like "Socha Na Tha", "Tarzan: The Wonder Car", "Salaam-e-Ishq" and "Dor", one wonders how Ayesha finds a balance with such thoughts within her family.
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