Published On: Fri, Jun 24th, 2016

Salman’s feeling after ‘rape’ comment


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Salman Khan the legend of Bollywood often confronts troubles because of his too much talkative habit. The superstar has sparked uproar in India by asserting his profound training schedule for Sultan left him feeling “like a raped woman,” stated on Thursday.

The entire spotlight was on Salman when he took the stage in Madrid together with a handful of further top Bollywood actors to uphold the International Indian Film Academy awards which will be held over the weekend in the Spanish capital.

Bajrangi Bhaijan stated “I know it has been a long evening, I will make it short, quickly,” prompting a lady in the audience to shout out, “No! Long!”

Salman continued by saying that “I have to. Knowing me, the shorter I keep it the better it is.”

The spectators, made up mainly of Indian journalists and entertainment industry workers, broke out into merriments and clapping.

Salman, who has performed a bad boy with a heart of gold in dozens of Indian blockbusters, created the notorious remarks in an interview to endorse his most recent Bollywood film Sultan, which displays the narrative of an ageing wrestler working hard to make a comeback.

The 50-year-old star stated in the interview “When I used to walk out of the ring, after the shoot, I used to feel like a raped woman. I couldn’t walk straight,”


India’s National Commission for Women insisted a public apology, remarking the statement “reprehensible,” pursuing a protest on social media where the hashtag, Insensitive Salman has been trending.

Salman is selected for best actor in the International Indian Film Academy awards for his character in the super hit Bollywood 2015 Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

The film is regarding a man who set out on a voyage to bring back together a mute six-year-old Pakistani girl stuck in India with her parents in Pakistan, is anticipated to be one of the huge winners at the 17th edition of the awards, which are organized in a diverse metropolis exterior India each year.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.