Shah Rukh Khan: Freedom of speech also means right to remain silent

Not wanting to embroil himself in any sort of trouble, Shah Rukh Khan has now decided to remain silent.

Written by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Published:March 1, 2016 12:41 pm
Shah Rukh Khan, Shah Rukh Khan news, Shah Rukh Khan fan, fan, Shah Rukh Khan films, Shah Rukh Khan fan trailer, fan trailer, fan trailer launch, Shah Rukh Khan latest news, Shah Rukh Khan upcoming movies, entertainment news At the launch of Fan’s trailer when a question indicating if he would make an appeal for Fan so that nothing untoward happens, SRK said, “The only appeal I will make is when my team KKR takes a Mumbai Indians wicket and I will scream out. I am not getting into anything else. Freedom of speech also means the right to keep silent.” (Source: Varinder Chawla)

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is now determined to steer clear from all sorts of political controversies. The actor’s comments on intolerance last year had resulted in his movie Dilwale bearing the brunt of public’s ire. Not wanting to embroil himself in any sort of trouble, SRK has now decided to remain silent. (Read: When a lady slapped Shah Rukh Khan in train)

At the launch of Fan’s trailer on February 29 when a question indicating if he would make an appeal for Fan so that nothing untoward happens, SRK said, “The only appeal I will make is when my team KKR takes a Mumbai Indians wicket and I will scream out. I am not getting into anything else. Freedom of speech also means the right to keep silent. So, I am very silent about this.” (PHOTOS: Shah Rukh Khan unveils ‘Fan’ trailer with real-life fans, see pics)

Post the intolerance controversy, SRK has been very careful to avoid speaking on the topic on public platforms. The actor even reportedly said an event that he would refrain from commenting on anything political henceforth. (Also read: Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan is a gymnast, watch video of him doing a somersault)

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