While industry kid’s find it easier to bag launch pad’s in Bollywood, as compared to aspiring actor’s with no connections, they arguably face a struggle of their own with constant comparisons to their celebrity parents. ��Athiya Shetty, daughter of the established star Suniel Shetty, is all set to make her acting debut and has recently confessed that she hates the term ‘star kid’.
Speaking to��Deccan Chronicle, the young actress said, “I hate the term ��star kid�۪… I think we get criticised faster, especially on social networking platforms. Even if you make a small mistake, people say things like, ��she is an actor�۪s daughter, she should know everything�۪. I am still learning and there is a lot of pressure. We have to meet the expectations of our parents. They are successful and you aspire to be as successful as them. Yes, there is a celebrated surname that is attached to you but you have to also work very hard.�
Shetty will be seen making her debut in Salman Khan’s production, ‘Hero’, directed by Nikhil Advani. ��Also marking the debut of Sooraj Pancholi, the film releases on September 11th.
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