A couple from BOLLYWOOD have named their newborn son and this is already the subject of controversy.
Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan are both big names in cinema and have welcomed a child into the world – here’s everything we know about his name.
Who is Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi?
He is the son of the famous couple and his name has generated quite a few reactions.
It was his first name, Taimur, that sparked outrage among fans.
This is because it is similar to the name of Timur, who was a conqueror in the 14th century.
Timur the Lame, or Tamerlane, was believed to have been responsible for a brutal massacre that saw thousands of Indians killed in AD 1399.
What did Timur the Lame do?
He was a member of a Mongolian tribe that settled in what is now Uzbekistan.
In 1370, he declared himself head of the Mongol Empire.
He would have spent the next decade leading conquests throughout the region, taking control of Persia, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Mesopotamia and Georgia.
In 1398, he invaded India and wreaked havoc and killed thousands of people.
Delhi is said to have taken over 100 years to recover.
What did people say about it?
People on social media condemned the couple’s name choice.
One person said: “Taimur murdered 100,000 people in Dilli in 1398. The biggest single day mass murder in Indian history!
Another said: “Boycott all films by Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor.
“Naming your child Taimur is like naming your child Hitler. Taimur was even worse than Hitler. “
Elsa, Anthony, Jacob… and 13 other names that moms and dads regretted the most in 2016
Peter Andre reveals he had to change the newborn’s name because his kids didn’t like him
Here are the names of the men and women most likely to be parents in 2017