Shah Rukh Khan speaks out against ‘extreme intolerance’

BACKsrkBollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who turned 50 a few days ago, is the latest high profile figure to speak out against the ‘extreme intolerance’ in India. He said he thought there is also growing intolerance.

Khan respects people including the writers, scientists, historians, and filmmakers who returned their awards to protest the intolerant situation. “How can the food habits of people be an issue?’ he said.

Khan’s statement drew a great deal of attention on social media.