When Sonam Kapoor Called Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ‘Aunty From Another Generation’; Read

Sonam Kapoor sparked a major controversy when she allegedly referred to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as “aunty” during an event. The incident occurred after Sonam became the ambassador for a cosmetic brand that Aishwarya also endorsed.

Sonam Kapoor’s Controversial Remark

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In a statement attributed to Sonam in 2011, she was quoted as saying, “Aishwarya is an aunty from another generation.” The remark raised eyebrows as it seemed disrespectful, especially considering Aishwarya’s stature in the industry. Sonam reportedly justified her comment by pointing out Aishwarya’s on-screen romance with her father, Anil Kapoor.

Sonam Kapoor later denied making such a statement and clarified that she was misquoted. She expressed her respect for Abhishek Bachchan and emphasized that she would never disrespect Aishwarya Rai Bachchan by addressing her in such a manner.

Fallout and Response

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While Aishwarya Rai Bachchan did not publicly address the controversy, reports circulated that she ensured Sonam Kapoor was not permitted to walk the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival that year. The incident highlighted the tension that arose from Sonam’s alleged comment.

Current Ventures

Recently, Sonam Kapoor was seen portraying Anil Kapoor’s daughter in the film “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga,” alongside Rajkummar Rao. The movie received acclaim for its unique storyline and performances.

In contrast, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was expected to star opposite her husband, Abhishek Bachchan, in the film “Gulab Jamun.” However, recent reports suggest that the couple has withdrawn from the project, leading to speculation about their future professional endeavors.

Meanwhile, Sonam Kapoor is a prominent Indian actress known for her versatility and style. She made her debut with “Saawariya” opposite Ranbir Kapoor. The actress has since starred in numerous successful films and is recognized for her fashion-forward appearances on and off the screen.