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What’s in a (sur)name? Sonam Kapoor changes name to Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

May 10, 2018 21:17 IST
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Within hours of marrying long time boyfriend Anand Ahuja, Sonam Kapoor changed her surname to Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. The Bollywood actress faced Twitter backlash after she changed her name. Sonam, who has been vociferous about feminism, has taken what many called a patriarchal step. We spoke to women and asked what they thought about the move. Watch the video to get a better insight. With Sonam Kapoor taking her husband’s surname after her marriage, Twitter is questioning her credentials as a feminist. The backlash against Sonam is especially pronounced as she has been vociferous about how feminism gives you choice, and a voice. Did Sonam’s name change is her bowing to patriarchy?