It is now realized that 'Muslim' cannot stay in India, Naseer-ud-din Shah
69-year-old Bollywood legend Naseer-ud-din Shah expressed disappointment over the current situation in India, saying that after 70 years he has started to realize that he cannot stay in India as a 'Muslim'.
The award-winning actor broke his silence for the first time on the controversial citizenship law created by the Indian government in December 2019, and the protesters and students were tortured, saying they were not afraid of the current situation but they were definitely angry. Is.
In an exclusive interview with The Wire, Naseer-ud-din Shah said that even after 70 years, he needed to prove that he was a 'Muslim', as well as an Indian and his evidence, should not be denied. So where do they go and what do they do?
He questioned that if he lived in India for 70 years and worked there, there was no proof of his being Indian then what would he do?
In that context, the actor said that he and his family did not think till now that it is difficult to be a Muslim in India but now they have realized that they cannot remain in India as 'Muslims'.
According to Naseer-ud-din Shah, he now fears for his identity and his Muslim identity and at the same time, he is worried.
Speaking on controversial citizenship law, Naseer-ud-din Shah said he was surprised at the silence of Bollywood's most influential and most influential actors in this sensitive issue.
The actor, without naming any actor, said that maybe he thinks he will lose a lot if he talks about the issue.
At the same time, he said that the young actress Deepika Padukone also came to the issue and now she will lose a lot?
On being tortured by Indian police and the government over students protesting the controversial citizenship law, Naseer-ud-din Shah said he was not surprised by the process.
He argued that since Narendra Modi has never been a disciple himself nor has he ever gone to university, how will he feel about the violence against the students.
Responding to another question, Naseer-ud-din Shah said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself spreads hatred on Twitter and patronizes the haters.
It should be noted that this is not the first time that Naseer-ud-din Shah has expressed concern over being a 'Muslim' in India, he has expressed his concerns many times before.
However, this is the first time that he has openly opposed the government while speaking openly on controversial citizenship law. Earlier, prominent Muslim showbiz figures like filmmaker Javed Akhtar and actress Shabana Azmi have openly spoken out against the controversial law.
Other actors, including actors Farhan Akhtar and Javed Jafri, appear to be participating in demonstrations against the law, including speaking out against the controversial law.