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Rahman faces flak for daughter's 'naqaab', says it's her choice

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A R Rahman has defended his daughter appearing in a despite facing flak on social media, saying she has the right to choose her outfit.

While interviewing her double Oscar-winning father on the 10th anniversary of "Slumdog Millionaire", Khatija was seen wearing a saree and a veil, which drew sharp reactions on the

The composer, 51, shared a picture of the women of his family where his wife and other daughter are without any but Khatija had her face covered.

"The precious ladies of my family Khatija, and with NitaAmbaniji #freedomtochoose," Rahman captioned the picture on

Khatija also took to to address the controversy.

"I would like to say that the attire I wear or the choices I make in my life does not have anything to do with my parents. The has been my personal choice with complete acceptance and honour. I am a sane mature adult who knows to make my choices in life" she wrote.

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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 20:25 IST