Veteran actor, Naseeruddin Shah’s comments on Rajesh Khanna took the internet by storm. In a recent interview, Shah said that 70 was the time when mediocrity came in Hind films and also when Rajesh Khanna joined the industry, who according to him was a poor actor.
Daughter of late actor Rajesh Khanna, Twinkle Khanna has hit out at veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who took to her Twitter and slams Naseeruddin Shah.
Sir if u can't respect the living ,respect the dead-mediocrity is attacking a man who can't respond @NaseerudinShah https://t.co/4EdyWmwiNj— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones) July 23, 2016
Twinkle Khanna’s close friend Karan Johar agreed with the actress-turned-author and criticised Shah, saying his comments were in exceptionally bad taste.
I agree with you @mrsfunnybones...due respect to seniority but this was in exceptionally bad taste and not becoming of a fraternity member..— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) July 23, 2016
Rajesh Khanna, who was Bollywood's first superstar, died of cancer in July 2012 at the age of 69. He has starred in films like ‘Baharon Ke Sapne’, ‘Aradhana’, ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’, ‘Amar Prem’ and ‘Aap Ki Kasam’ among others. He won three Filmfare Best Actor Awards and was nominated for the same fourteen times. He was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005....