On his 50th birthday, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan voiced his view on what’s widely being seen as growing intolerance accepting that there was widespread intolerance in the Indian society.
Responding to your question during a Twitter townhall with the Rajdeep Sardesai of India Today, Shah Rukh said that the biggest mistake a patriot can make was to go against secularism in India. Shah Rukh said he would, in a symbolic gesture if requested to when asked if he was able to give up his awards much like those over the previous month.
I do believe there’s intolerance. The Bollywood star also spoke of his life where he had to describe himself after his remarks sparked controversy referring to past examples. “No one can question my patriotism. Himself said.