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Aamir Khan’s statement expressing alarm and his wife suggesting they leave India over growing intolerance in the country, has drawn a sharp response from Naseeruddin Shah.
Speaking on the subject, Naseer commented, “For Aamir to say this, it carries weight, but I’m not contemplating going anywhere. Anyone trying to drive me out of my home will have one hell of a fight on his hands.”
Some time ago, Naseer had been attacked for comments on Pakistan.
Naseer had reacted by saying, “My name is Naseeruddin Shah and I believe that’s why I was targetted. It really pains me to say this. I have never been aware of my identity until now.”
Naseer has now admitted the pain he felt at being targetted did not take away from his unshakeable faith in the Indian democratic system.