Indian legend Naseeruddin Shah receives criticism over ‘worried for Children’ remarks

Mumbai: Naseeruddin Shah, Bollywood actor is receiving criticism on social media as he expressed fear for his children in today’s India.

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The Indian newspaper reported that Shah was concerned for his children because he imagines a situation where they may be surrounded by an angry extremists mob and asked: “Are you Hindu or Muslim?”

Referring to the recent violence sparked by the discovery of a cow death, in which a police officer was killed by a mob, he said India has already witnessed that the death of a cow has more significance today than that of a police officer.

The Bollywood actor went on to say there is a “poison” that has spread in the Indian society. “It will be very difficult to capture this djinn [genie] back into the bottle.”

These remarks of veteran actor have created co controversy in India and Shah is being called a traitor.

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