He ticked off those who were offering him ‘unsolicited advice’ by his emphatic words like – ”We in India are extremely safe and happy. We have an amazing democratic, free and secular way of life. In the environs that we live here in my country India, we have no safety issues regarding life or material.”
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That was not all. Badshah Khan has also learnt an important lesson after the controversy that broke out in the media over his New York Times article. He thinks celebs are soft-targeted by those who ‘use religion as an anchor for unrest and a policy of divide and rule.’ He has decided to stick to talking about his profession and films since he does not see the right kind of media atmosphere to comment on anything else. He is wary that the media will ‘sensationalize and trivialize matters of national interest and religion’ and drag him, a movie actor, into it. And he simply wants to get back to doing what he does best….making movies.
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He has requested the media that henceforth he should be asked questions about his films, and the activities and events associated with them as the ’24 hrs of unrequired controversy is more than enough’ for everyone.