Ayesha Takia overwhelmed by fans support after taking stance against father-in-law Abu Azmi

Ayesha Takia is married to SP leader Abu Azmi's son Farhan.

Written by Goyal Divya , Edited by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Published: April 13, 2014 1:07 pm
Ayesha Takia is married to SP leader Abu Azmi's son Farhan. Ayesha Takia is married to SP leader Abu Azmi’s son Farhan.

Bollywood actress Ayesha Takia, who is married to SP leader Abu Azmi’s son Farhan, said she is overwhelmed with the support she is receiving from her fans after taking a stance against her father-in-law, who recently created a furore amongst the public with his comment on rape.

Soon after Abu Azmi’s comments on rape vitims, Ayesha Takia tweeted, ‘We surely do not share this mindset. It’s disrespectful to women. If these statements are true then its sad.” She also added, “If wot I’m reading about my father-in-law’s statements are true then me and Farhan are deeply embarrassed and ashamed.

Ayesha’s husband Farhan had tweeted:

Ayesha and Farhan’s comments and refusal to accept Abu azmi’s comments received positive comments from fans on Twitter.

On April 11, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi had courted controversy with his statement suggesting death penalty for women who have sex outside marriage.

The statement by the Maharashtra leader has evoked sharp criticism from across political fraternity and as well as other sections of the society.

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