Mirzya actor Harshvardhan Kapoor believes that Best Debut award should be given to actors who are relatively new and not to those who have already done a significant amount of work in films in other languages.
Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar also tweeted for Zaira Wasim. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Zaira is indeed a good actress. It is wrong to force her to apologise on Facebook for meeting Mehbooba Mufti."
Bollywood celebs either avoid speaking on political stuff publically, or prefer a "no comments" stance. And if nothing else, they record a video in the close confines of their homes and post it on social media.
The Badshah of Bollywood needs a hit. Critical acclaim is fine. Shah Rukh Khan received that in plenty with Fan and Dear Zindagi. But what ultimately matters for a superstar is a solid box-office performance