Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan recently featured featured on Vogue India’s cover. But ever since the cover has been unveiled, netizens can’t stop pointing out the existence of “nepotism” and “privilege” in the film industry.
Her feature did not go down well with many, some of whom felt it was only because of her father’s stature and not her. While recently it was Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khattar that had started the nepotism debate, this time it was the magazine cover.
Twitter is angry and wonders why Suhana Khan is on a magazine cover without having done anything
Y’all come here with your emo tweets, break up stories, everyday struggles like insomnia, waking up early in the morning to go to work, getting stuck in traffic.
But do Y’all ever think of our future star Suhana, the struggles she has to go thru? No, you think about yourself.
— 🌻 (@Paprikaashh) August 1, 2018
Frankly SRK and Gauri MUST NOT let Karan manage Suhana’s career path! I am positive he is the one who pimped the Vogue cover idea…The girl is getting unnecessary hatred and being dragged…. ‘Tis too early 😑
— Shilps (@noneofurbijness) July 31, 2018
I have nothing against star kids and tbh it is not even about nepotism but to see Suhana Khan in the cover page of the August issue of @VOGUEIndia with NO reason as to why she should have been is ridiculous. Is she a model? No. A socialite? No. An actor? No. A change maker? No.
— Nayo 💫LY: Answer (@nayoxx) August 1, 2018
Really don’t believe in celebrity bashing, but why is Suhana Khan is on the cover of Vogue?
Technically this isn’t even celebrity bashing, because she’s not one, her father is.
My dad is an accountant, will ICAI put me on their monthly magazine cover?
— Srishti (@Srishtea_) July 31, 2018
can u imagine suhana saying ‘i want to be on vogue!!!’ and srk doing that *deep dad breath* thing and making a few calls lollll
— harnidh kaur (@PedestrianPoet) August 1, 2018
SRK’s daughter has gone through some struggle. It is also known as Suhana Suffer.
— Numbyaar (@NumbYaar) August 1, 2018
I am a struggling TV actor and I’ll tell you why people and other fellow struggling actors including me are annoyed because Suhana Khan is on the Vogue India cover. But before that, let me tell you my credibility. I have worked in a few episodics, 3 digital ads and a DD1 show.
— Bhumika Chheda (@IamBhumikaC) August 1, 2018
Suhana Khan on the cover of Vogue almost feels like she saw Jahnvi Kapoor and went “Papa, mereko bhi chahiye”!
— Bellyrina (@BombayBellyrina) August 1, 2018
Khan, who himself launched the magazine cover, said-
“I hope it is not taken as an entitlement because she happens to be Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter but I hope it is seen as a responsibility that Suhana now has.”
Shah Rukh Khan added- “I think this is going to remove some of the entitlement she has because she happens to be my daughter. I have been gifted to be in the company of so many fantastic women and I hope my daughter can join in and be one of them someday. So thank you very much for giving her this opportunity,” he further added.
“She is 18, she is lovely, sensitive, sweet and extremely shy but also extremely strong. And I just want to thank you all who were behind all this and for making her look so nice. I will be proud of her when she is proud of herself and the job that she does and she will do that,” he concluded.
Naturally, it has sparked the nepotism debate all over again. Share your views on the photoshoot of Suhana Khan and nepotism in the comments section!
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