Salman Khan condemns false messages being circulated in his name

I respect all faiths and will have them all in my own house under one roof

Entertainment Desk July 12, 2015
I respect all faiths and will have them all in my own house under one roof.

Bollywood megastar Salman Khan has condemned people who are circulating anti-religious messages using his name and has implored his fans to turn a deaf ear to such hearsay.

The tittle-tattle started with a popular social networking messenger WhatsApp where a fallacious message was trumped up and started making rounds. The messages allegedly said that Salman Khan's upcoming movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan would prove to be a success even without the support of his Muslim fans.

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The 49-year-old actor said that he respects all faiths and that he has no role to play in circulating those messages.

Bhaijaan’s aides have denied having any role in the messages and have sought police action.

Earlier the title of Bajrangi Bhaijaan, sprouted anger from right-wing Hindu nationalist group Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and its youth wing Bajrang Dal. The group asked for the title to be changed claiming that it hurts Hindu sentiments.

Read: Hindu extremist groups threaten release of Salman's Bajrangi Bhaijaan

They made threats to launch a massive protest and thwart the screening of the film unless the movie’s title is changed. A legal notice was sent to Salman and director Kabir Khan demanding that ‘Bhaijaan‘ be removed from the title, besides omitting other objectionable scenes.

Salman Khan responded by saying,“If they are a religious group then the basic thing they should know that every religion respects the other person’s religion.”

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Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which also stars Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, will hit the theatres on July 17.


jack | 8 years ago | Reply his new movie bajrangi bhaijan will not survive for long at box office..because costliest Indian epic war fantasy movie Bahubali is shattering all box office records 100+ cr within 35 hrs of its release.
SuperNeo | 8 years ago | Reply @wb: I don't know whether he is overrated or not. what i am sure his one movie income is equal to complete Pakistani movies industry yearly budget.
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