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Shweta Bachchan Nanda Wrote A Powerful Piece On The Media Sexualising And Shaming Her Teen Daughter

"Do the adults who run these sites even know how invasive and inappropriate what they are doing is?"

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Amitabh Bachchan's 19-year-old grand-daughter Navya Naveli Nanda's only association to Bollywood is that she hails from an influential film family.

And her surname is what makes the Indian media obsessed with her.
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And her surname is what makes the Indian media obsessed with her.

On October 9, Navya's mother Shweta Bachchan Nanda wrote a column for dna about how the media has been invading her daughter's privacy ever since she was 13 years old.

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Here are a few excerpts from what Bachchan wrote:

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Bachchan ended the column with the hope that "people peddling this nonsense (will) have some shame or at least accountability" in the future.