Priyanka’s dad is an idiot: Taslima Nasreen

Updated: Nov 05, 2011, 10:39 AM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has openly ridiculed actress Priyanka Chopra’s father and has called him an ‘idiot’.

Taslima reacted strongly to Dr. Ashok Chopra’s comment on his daughter Priyanka when he claimed that ‘Priyanka is like a son to me’.

The writer took to social networking site Twitter and tweeted, “Priyanka Chopra`s father said, `Priyanka is like a son to me`. What an uncouth idiot man! Daughter hatred not yet gone. I am waiting for the day when fathers would feel proud of their sons and say `my son is like a daughter to me`(sic).”

The writer, who is known for making controversial statements ended with a feminist quote by Gloria Steinem, “We`ve begun to raise daughters more like sons…but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.”

While she may have raised a sensitive point here but blasting off a celebrity and her family members on a social forum was perhaps uncalled for.

Wonder what Priyanka has to say about all this.