When a huge star like Aamir Khan chooses instead to talk about his fears of Hindu intolerance, he does his faith a disservice.
While among directors she admires Anurag Kashyap and Ashutosh Gowariker’s works among actors, one person who Devika Bhise would like collaborate with is Aamir Khan.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says Aamir Khan is a true son of the soil and does not have to prove anything.
Salman Khan’s “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (PRDP) has left behind the lifetime collection of Aamir Khan’s “3 idiots” by registering Rs 203.53 crore in India.
Coming out in support of under fire Aamir Khan, director Rajkumar Hirani stoutly defended his ‘PK’ star.
Aparna Sen defended actor Aamir Khan saying his comment on intolerance is being “blown out of proportion” and that his concerns are justified as a citizen of the country.
Aamir’s only offence is one of being a true patriot. His critics are wrong in targeting him. I should be the one charged with treason for being a fugitive from the battles against fanaticism, caste, corruption and poverty.
Call it the Aamir Khan effect! Shilpa Shetty, Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan at different events, finding it difficult to attend press events these days.
With the government under attack for not doing enough to check rising acts of intolerance, Singh said “we are facing problems in ensuring social harmony because of the misuse of these expressions”.
“Has he been attacked? I want to ask a simple question. Can a film like PK be made in Pakistan? If the country could tolerate his film, how can he feel unsafe here,” Nanda Kumar said.
Aamir left the village at an early age and joined Bollywood, but people there still believe in ‘Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb’, said the BJP leader.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee extended support to Bollywood actor Aamir Khan who is at the centre of a controversy over his remarks on ‘growing intolerance’ in the country.
The BJP spokesperson said that the Congress while opposing BJP started opposing Government of India and presently it was working to defame the nation.
“Aamir Khan never said he was going to leave India — but people are insisting he said that. And that’s because he is a Muslim,” Kabir Suman said.
True patriotism requires you to be able to say that I am ashamed of my country in certain respects.