After Anupam Kher, Manoj Kumar slams Naseeruddin Shah’s statement

Legendary actor Manoj Kumar on Sunday took side of renowned actor Anupam Kher in criticizing to veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah’s statement over ‘rising’ intolerance in the country. In a post on social media, Mr Kumar said,’Agree with @AnupamPKher on Naseeruddin statement: There’s so much freedom in the country that you can abuse the army, badmouth the air chief and pelt stones at the soldiers. How much more freedom do you need in a country? He said what he felt like, it doesn’t mean it’s the truth.’

The reaction from Mr Kumar came a day after Mr Kher criticizing to Mr Shah’s statement. “There is so much freedom in the country that you can abuse the army, badmouth the air chief and pelt stones at the soldiers. How much more freedom do you need in a country?” Mr Kher had questioned.

Naseeruddin Shah, 68, on Thursday, referring to the recent Bulandshahr violence that claimed the life of a police officer, said that he feared for his children in India of today. “My children will have no answer,” Naseeruddin Shah said. Shah’s comment soon evoked controversy with many leaders and citizens on Twitter criticizing the actor.

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