Suniel Shetty reveals he gets 'hurt' when Ahaan and Athiya Shetty's names get dragged in nepotism debate

Suniel Shetty in a recent interview revealed why he gets more 'upset' than angry when his daughter Athiya Shetty and son Ahaan Shetty's names get dragged in the nepotism debate.
Suniel Shetty and Athiya Shetty laughing. Suniel Shetty reveals he gets 'hurt' when Ahaan and Athiya Shetty's names get dragged in nepotism debate.
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With public outrage over nepotism in the Hindi film industry at an all-time high, star kids and actors from filmi families have been bearing the brunt of it on social media. Amidst this, Suniel Shetty in a recent interview revealed why he gets more 'upset' than angry when his daughter Athiya Shetty and son Ahaan Shetty's names get dragged in the nepotism debate. 

Speaking to Hindustan Times, Suniel asserted that every kid must have the right to follow their dream. On nepotism, the hit actor said, "I never get irritated or angry, it upsets me. It hurts me, more than anything else. It is Athiya’s destiny and hard work, which she will prove."

Elaborating on Athiya's last film with Nawazuddin Siddiqui which did not take the box office by storm, Suniel said, "Motichoor Chaknachoor wasn’t a big film, and had a lot of problems because of the producer. Somewhere down the line, she (Athiya) got appreciated tremendously, and that’s exactly what it is. She chose the subject that she wanted to do. Every child in this world has the right to follow their dream." 

The 'Hera Pheri' actor added, "Don’t push your children for education, or achieve this much. Educating them is our responsibility as parents, but let them choose their destiny. What has this Covid 19 pandemic proved? You need to be happy, and internally strong." 

Athiya has so far starred in three films namely Hero, Mubarakan and Motichoor Chaknachoor, since she made her debut in 2015. As for Ahaan, he will be making his debut oppposite Tara Sutaria in Rx100 which is a remake of the Telugu action drama.  

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Anonymous 2 months ago

Athiya got rejected by the audience so debate of nepotism is stupid in entertainment business. Jealousm narcissistic people and peeps who couldn't make it love to blame everyother person except themselves.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Athyh shetty she is flop

Anonymous 2 months ago

But they should have to go through the same process as everyone else and not get easier access to producers. Geez they don’t ever get the argument.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Sorry Mr. Shetty. You chose to remain silent since SSR’s tragic demise. Why talk now ? You belong to that category of entertainers who chooses to talk about issues when they are anticipating their movie releases ! Yes. Your kids are products of wealth and nepotism. Accept the truth and move on. Your hurt is nothing compared to the hurt and humiliation outsiders go through in your toxic Bollywood.

Anonymous 2 months ago

literally no one is talking about them.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ditto.. thanks for the chuckles

Anonymous 2 months ago

LOL well said.

Anonymous 2 months ago

THE TRUTH HURTS.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Yes every child in the world.... Not just the nepo kids of stars

Anonymous 2 months ago

If she wouldn't be daughter she would not got any work on tv with her looks

Anonymous 2 months ago

I disagree, she looks nice but unfortunately is not a good actor.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Athiya has a weird figure .

Anonymous 2 months ago

then send them to college and show them there are other jobs in the world!

Anonymous 2 months ago

They're graduated. No need to go to college.

Anonymous 2 months ago

I have huge respect for Suniel, he had his share of flops but still humble. Athiya got her first movie with Salman's production...she is still a product of nepotism. She was good in movie with Nawazuddin and she can act well

Anonymous 2 months ago

he's actually right bollywood never supported him

Anonymous 2 months ago

Every father ever..