ap7am logo
Logo Bar bseindia nse-india msn yahoo youtube facebook google thehindu bbc ndtv v6 ABN NTv Tv9 etv namasthetelangaana sakshi andhrajyothy eenadu ap7am bhakti espncricinfo wikipedia twitter

Aamir slams Salman's 'insensitive' comment, compares himself to waiter

Mon, Jul 04, 2016, 03:06 PM
Related image Mumbai, July 4:Actor-producer Aamir Khan, who on Monday said his friend Salman Khan's "raped woman" comment was unfortunate and insensitive, likened himself to a waiter and immediately apologised.

At the poster launch of his film "Dangal" here, Aamir was asked about his reaction to Salman's comment that he felt like a "raped woman" while walking out of a ring in his role as a wrestler in his upcoming film "Sultan". While Salman had later said, "I don't think I should have" and explained that he found it hard to walk, the damage was done.

Aamir said: "I feel.... I was not present there... (But) going by the media reports, what he has said is rather unfortunate or rather insensitive."

Asked if he spoke to his "Andaaz Apna Apna" co-actor or gave him any advice, Aamir said: "No I didn't speak to him... And who am I to give him advice."

Aamir also said that Salman has always been a bigger star than him.

"I feel Shah Rukh, Salman, Amitabh Bachchan are bigger stars. There are a host of stars who I consider big and this includes Hrithik (Roshan), Ranbir (Kapoor) and Ranveer (Singh). There are so many stars who are hugely popular. I don't get into comparison," he said.

Then, he likened himself to a waiter while comparing himself with Salman.

"When I see Salman walking into a room, it feels like a star has arrived. When I enter it looks as if some waiter has entered," he said.

However, he quickly corrected himself and added: "I am sorry I shouldn't say that because waiters are great people. I shouldn't say that, but when Salman enters or Shah Rukh enters it feels like a star has come...they are bigger stars than me," he said.

Salman's "raped woman" comment didn't go down too well with a lot of people.

The National Commission for Women (NCW) and the Shiv Sena even demanded a public apology from Salman. He sent a letter to NCW via his lawyer but the organisation said it was not an apology. Now Salman has been summoned by the NCW on July 8.
Agency: IANS
X

Feedback Form

Your IP address: 184.73.122.162