If my film is stopped in theatres, I feel extremely sad: Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan’s latest release ‘Dilwale’ badly affected the box-office collection. The film was banned in many parts of the country. Protesters call for a ban following Shahrukh’s recent remark on intolerance. But the superstar refused to apologize for what he had said and he stands to his version. But he feels extremely bad, if the screening of his film was stopped in theatres as he has bestowed his 25 years to cinema with love and affection.

Replying to a question about the reports on demonstrations and halting of the screening of his film ‘Dilwale’ in some areas, Mr Khan said, "For 25 years, I have been bestowed with unconditional love and affection. So, if now I get messages on social media, if my film is stopped in theatres, I feel extremely sad."

During a recent interview, King Khan said that his comments were "misconstrued" and that he did not say anything for which he should apologise.

"What I want to say, I speak. But lot of things I say are misconstrued, perhaps mispresented, and perhaps misinterpreted sometimes," he told the media in Kolkata.

"I have not said anything for which I should apologise. I am not in a stage or age that I need to clarify. People know me. Perhaps they did not understand what I said," he added.

On the occasion of his 50th birthday, in an interview with NDTV, On November 2, the actor voiced his opinion over the issue of intolerance.

"Religious intolerance, or intolerance of any kind, is the worst thing and will take us to the dark ages," he had told NDTV during an exclusive interview.

He had also come out in support of the artistes and writers who have returned awards in protest over growing intolerance in the country.

Following the interview, he was attacked by several BJP leaders, including BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and twitteratis calling him Pakistani and even asked him to return to Pakistan if he has a problem in India.  

Not only Shahrukh Khan but Aamir Khan also faced the irk of the political leaders and agitators following his comment on intolerance.