When Jaya Bachchan Praised Aishwarya Rai’s Staying Behind, Being Quiet, And Her Listening Personality

In a video that was posted on Instagram, Jaya Bachchan talks about Aishwarya's rise to stardom and how she quickly bonded with her family.

Jaya Bachchan is an esteemed veteran actress in the Indian film industry, known for her contributions to Hindi cinema. She has been known for her outspoken and candid nature, which sometimes might be perceived as strong or assertive. Like any public figure, Jaya has faced her share of criticism and trolling on social media and other platforms. 

A video of the veteran actress has been making the rounds on the Internet, where she is seen gracing the couch of Koffee With Karan, and she heaps praise on her daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bahchchan’s stand-out personality. However, this did not go down well with the netizens who were trolling Jaya.

In a video that was posted on Instagram, the 75-year-old actress talks about Aishwarya’s rise to stardom and how she quickly bonded with her family.

Talking with Karan Johar, she says, “I love her. I have always loved her. I have never seen her push herself when we are all together. I like that quality of hers to stand behind. She is quiet. She listens, and she is taking it all in. And another beautiful thing is that she has fit in so well with the family. She knows who our good friends are.”

Netizens took to the comment section and started lashing out at the veteran actress for her typical thoughts. One user wrote, “Even my own MIL doesn’t have such expectations from me! Jaya Bachchan sounds like a SAAS from Ekta Kapoor Serials.”

The second user wrote, “Standing behind! They made Miss world stand behind and they are proud of it lol! Suppressing women is a Victorious story in patriarchal society!”

The third wrote, “The perfect definition of the perfect daughter-in-law for Indian families. If Aishwarya Rai stood no chance, imagine everyone else.”

The fourth user wrote, “oftentimes, women are the biggest forebearers of patriarchy and this is a prime example of that. the way she is glorifying women “standing behind” instead of pushing forth, being meek, submissive, and “fitting in” instead of fiercely preserving her autonomy makes me so uncomfortable.”

 Jaya Bachchan will be seen in Karan Johar’s comeback directorial movie Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, which stars Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Dharmendra, and Shabana Azmi in pivotal roles.