Kareena Kapoor Khan says Taimur's name row 'scarred' her; Recalls crying on being asked about it post delivery

In a recent chat, Kareena Kapoor Khan opened up about the media scrutiny on her son Taimur Ali Khan and his name controversy. She even revealed that a 'famous personality' quizzed her about it in the hospital just 8 hours post delivery.
Kareena Kapoor Khan says Taimur's name row 'scarred' her; Recalls crying on being asked about it post delivery
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Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan is all set to welcome her second child with Saif Ali Khan after Taimur Ali Khan and the fans of the couple have been excited about it. Kareena and Saif's first child, Taimur has been a favourite of the media ever since the little one was born. However, initially, his name did create a lot of controversies back in the day and it even reached Saif and Kareena too. Trolls too questioned the couple over naming their son Taimur as many thought his name was similar to an age-old invader. Now, in a recent chat, Kareena shared her take on the entire name row and media attention on Taimur. 

While talking to Barkha Dutt about media attention on Taimur, Kareena shared that she and Saif were overwhelmed about it initially. She shared that despite it, she and Saif have held it together. Talking about Taimur's name issue, Kareena said that she will never forget it and called it a 'ghastly' experience. She shared that it 'scarred' her deeply as a person and as a mother. Further, she said that what she names her child is completely her 'discretion.'

Remembering when her fight against the name issue began, Kareena said that when she was in the hospital, a 'famous personality' came to congratulate her and on its pretext questioned her about naming her son Taimur. Talking about it, Kareena said, "On the pretext of visiting me and the baby, came up to me and in the conversation of actually saying congratulations, and saying that 'what's with you? why would you name your son Taimur?' And I was like, I had delivered and it hadn't even been 8 hours. And I literally started crying. That person was asked to leave. My journey with that started then where I just made up my mind and I said this is my boy, my son. I don't care what happens. As long as he is happy, and he is healthy and we're happy. I'm just gonna go home and go away with this. I don't want to know anything else. What is trolling, what is happening." 

Whether it is a Hindu name or a Muslim name, it's a name we liked. Saif is a Muslim. So, how does it matter?
Kareena Kapoor Khan on Taimur's name issue

In the chat, Kareena did not name the person however, she explained that she named her son Taimur as they liked the sound of the name. She said, "We named him Taimur because we liked the sound of the name." Further, talking about the media attention on Taimur, she said that they understand that it is the love that has been pouring on him. She said, "We want him to grow normally. We just want him to go down cycling and play in the building. That's what we all did." She said that Taimur knows his parents are celebrities and that now even he gets overwhelmed. Talking about the name issue, Kareena said that the trolls went mad and started getting into history and bifurcation. She said, "Whether it is a Hindu name or a Muslim name, it's a name we liked. Saif is a Muslim. So, how does it matter? It could be anything Alexa, Alexandra. Why can't I name my child what I want to. And so what if some warrior was named 300 years ago. I'm sure after that there have been 100s of Taimur. By the way, Taimur also means Iron. It's basic meaning is someone who is very strong and that is what I liked. So, honestly, caste, creed, religion, it doesn't feature in our scheme of things."

The actress shared her thoughts openly on the issue of Taimur's name in the chat with Barkha and expressed the experience as 'awful.' Meanwhile, Kareena has been spending time at home with Saif and Taimur after returning from her vacay from Himachal Pradesh. She also has been shooting for her show and other projects in the city amid her pregnancy and her maternity style is making waves among her fans. On the work front, Kareena will be seen with Aamir Khan in Laal Singh Chaddha. The film is directed by Advait Chandan and will release on Christmas 2021. 

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Anonymous 3 months ago

Pv could u plz rid us of this aunty and her crap

Anonymous 3 months ago

David dhawan should make nautanki no 1 with her

Anonymous 3 months ago

why does progressive Saif only gives his kids with hindu wives muslim names?

Anonymous 3 months ago

Arrogant illiterate self entitled nepo products

Anonymous 3 months ago

Ravindernath Tagore's progeny has become Taimur, illiterate Hindus did better, what educated idiots have given us is Taimur, maybe Osama is on the way now

Anonymous 3 months ago

People, just start rejecting the movies of these idiots, don't follow them or check their insta. When you stop giving them the attention they crave you cut off the oxygen that feeds these termites.

Anonymous 3 months ago

The only surviving civilization and they wana finish that as well? Mughals have tried & not succeeded, so won't their descendants.

Anonymous 3 months ago

I mean if I lived in Germany & named my kid Hitler, it's pretty obvious how people will react.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Kareenas son. Her choice. Whats anyone elses problem. And come on people lets get over the history because if you really want to be fair then so many muslims where killed by hindus aswell but you dont hear muslims beat on about it. Not been gunny or racist but hindus need to get over themselves they are not innocent themselves. So if you going to throw stones at others houses expect slabs to be thrown at yours too lmaooooo.

Anonymous 3 months ago

who invited muslim? they came as invaders and looters and killers who bled Hindus and Sikhs.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Such a foolish and false argument. Hindus did not go pillaging and slaughtering the termites in their own land. India never really recovered from the ill presence of these barbarians and even today suffers from the descendants.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Kareena name your kids whatever you want. Dont care about jealouses insecure arses. I hate u as a person but your kids their names are your personal matters. Why indian hindus are so insecure of muslim names is beyond me.

Anonymous 3 months ago

There are villagges where ravan is revered as a god. Babies are named ravan too. So please stop being a populist And a majoritarian. Learn about India first.

Anonymous 3 months ago

A Muslim kid being given a Muslim name is expected. People were shocked and hurt only because of that specific name. Kudos to Taimur for making a cruel name like 'Taimur' cute. As for Saif hope he doesn't end up naming the next kid 'Ravan' or 'Surpanakha' or 'Kaikeyi' after his new character. Kareena can then explain everyone how awesome a 'historian' her husband is. Lol

Anonymous 3 months ago

You might educate yourself with some history lessons then. If a German named their kid Hitler living in Israel, wonder how people will feel?

Anonymous 3 months ago

Why is Saifu insecure to name his children Hindu names is beyond me too!

Anonymous 3 months ago

these disgusting jihadis have no shame whatsoever. Destroy everything and everyone and then cry victim and act righteous. Same story, same pattern in every corner of the world.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Hindus get their insecurity from Muslims getting insecure..

Anonymous 3 months ago

Taimur himself once educated might decide to change his name...LOL

Anonymous 3 months ago

Look who is interviewing her! The same woman who helped terrorists on 26/11 and now cry about muslim discrimination all the time, if you are so secular why do u ONLY choose muslim names? Next time name ur kids -- Osama, Hitler, Aurangazeb etc as you will have a dozen more maybe!

Anonymous 3 months ago

Nice to know she cried. Wish her many more tears of sadness in the future

Anonymous 3 months ago

Unlike Aishwarya, Kareena and Priyanka love the media attention and flaunt themselves. Soon Kareena will be competing with Virat & Anushka's baby for more attention. THEY thrive on media attention.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Lol shahid is a good one... will scar her again for marrying this buddha saifu

Anonymous 3 months ago

Oh how scarring and traumatic. The whole nation is appalled. Narcissists !

Anonymous 3 months ago

So what are you naming your daughter?Mumtaz or Pakeezah?

Anonymous 3 months ago

She might, if she has a daughter. What's wrong ?

Anonymous 3 months ago

Saif only likes Muslim names. Sharmila Tagore, a Bengali Hindu also named her 3 kids like that as she converted to Islam. What a shame that she never celebrates Durag Puja, Diwali and other Hindu festivals. Boycott these Bollywood Khans.

Anonymous 3 months ago

A lot of muslim women married to hindu households do the same. Give their kids hindu name. That how patriarchy works.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Please let them and their child be. Why should parents have to take a survey or the approval of an entire country before naming their own child?

Anonymous 3 months ago

How did a Mongolian Ruler named Timur do anyone in India wrong?

Anonymous 3 months ago

I wonder if you would still feel so apathetic if your entire family was MASSACARED by a M, and then your grandson was named after that M. Hmm, maybe life will teach you.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Poor U kareena

Anonymous 3 months ago

And wat is there to cry about?kareena Hilton?

Anonymous 3 months ago

"Adolf" as a common German name didn't become infamous before "Adolf Hitler" began gaining notoriety in German. While a large percentage of the Germans still regret the deeds of their ancestors and continue to remain apologetic and take accountability for their actions; they might not name their own child as "Adolf". The Holocaust occured almost 70 years ago. The memories are still fresh in their minds and this incident is mentioned in all of their history books; so future germans will always associate the name with "Hate,Dictatorship and the Holocaust".

Anonymous 3 months ago

Then fight the virtue not the man,try to embody the spirit and words of Gandhiji and practice tolerance. We cannot change our past, let us practice the spirit of brotherhood for the betterment of our present and future.

Anonymous 3 months ago

clearly, termites don't apply the same rule when it comes to others as we can see from all the terrorist activities around the world. after all it's only in the past right, why get so offended when others speak of your religion?

Anonymous 3 months ago

History always has an Influence!!!so plz shut up

Anonymous 3 months ago

But Timur's history took place 700-800 years ago. It doesn't stand to inlfuence anybody today, so much so to hurt their feelings. The one who commented "Exactly didn't get the sarcasm.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Exactly!!!

Anonymous 3 months ago

There is no law in the constitution(atleast yet), that states that any child born in this country cannot be named after historical figures/foreign-origin rulers/invaders etc. You dont like the name,fine. Don't question the parents to change it or ask for the logic behind naming their child.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Please grow-up and show your 2nd Standard level antics to people with your own intellectual frequency.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Oh shut up....chamchi no 1

Anonymous 3 months ago

Oh my wat a scar u got!!!

Anonymous 3 months ago

Have some shame Kareena. Taimur name rekindle bad memories for Indian. Nothing was expected from Saif since he belong to family where how they earn Pataudi everyone knows. Let’s name your next kid Aurangzeb . Also Saif loved Ravan any thought on that name . India mein khate hoo and those Who tortured mother India uska Name rakhte hoon . Shame

Anonymous 3 months ago

Name the next one Shahid

Anonymous 3 months ago

If she names next one Shahid then Saif will be scarred lol

Anonymous 3 months ago

Hilarious

Anonymous 3 months ago

Awww !! How sad !! Someone give her an oscar for her silly & irrelevant sob story.

Anonymous 3 months ago

People really do have that much of time to think who what they are naming to their son whaaa it's their son their wish..

Anonymous 3 months ago

Pls name the second one Kardashian (if female), then tell u three years after that u were scared. Dumb head!

Anonymous 3 months ago

Pataudi town was given as reward to Faiz Talab Khan a Pashtun of the Barech tribe for aiding the British slaughter the Marathas during the Second Anglo-Maratha War. Thus Faiz Talab Khan is known as Nawab of Pataudi and the forefather of Saif.

Anonymous 3 months ago

saif's family too slaughtered Indians to get Pataudi as reward. it is not a surprise he named his his son Taimur

Anonymous 3 months ago

ha it didn't. Bother her then ..why scarred now....just trying to be in limelight now that other news hog headlines

Anonymous 3 months ago

Saif's family received Pataudi for helping British slaughter people of India. It is not a surprise that Saif chose to name his son Taimur. He married Amrita, who is from the family that told British the hide out of Bhagat Singh for the bounty and other favors. This is the history of this family.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Name the next as osama

Anonymous 3 months ago

next will be either Ranavalona or Saddam

Anonymous 3 months ago

Lady, it is not possible to have the name of Hitler in Germany. Stop this BS. Tainur lang gave one gold coin for every Hindu head he received.... and he made pyramids out of it.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Kal Tim ks bday hay

Anonymous 3 months ago

Why rake it all up now? For all the drama about naming him what they like,the meaning and yada yada, they call him Tim.

Anonymous 3 months ago

She needs to get over herself. Scarred for life bc of what others said about her sons name. She craves the limelight and is ready to give her misguided opinions on everything and everyone yet is Scarred by this. People are starving or scarred by real events like rape yet you self obsessed nutter are scarred by what people said about your precious sons name.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Such a tone deaf, entitled brat, no education, nor grace nor sensitivity, this woman! Like an idiot wondering why people react viscerally when they hear the name 'Hitler'. Fool.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Ur son, ur choice. But in this country's context, the name stirs up terrible memories. For India, he was not a warrior as she cleverly puts it, he was a marauder. So the trolling was an immediate reaction. After that, no one has heckled.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Saif named his kid Taimur bcz There was someone in his family whom he loved so much his name was also taimur. Plus That ruler was Timur not Taimur.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Marauder is a very mild term for this mass killer who was responsible for the genocide of Hindus. read about what atrocities he committed in Delhi...this termite's tears won't flow for that. PV post.

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