Naseeruddin Shah: Was made conscious of being a Muslim solely by classes taught by narrow-minded mullahs as a toddler

by Jeremy Spirogis

Naseeruddin Shah on communalism & 

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who performs the position of a neighborhood chief within the OTT movie, Mee Raqsam, has opened up about the one time he was made conscious of being a Muslim. “The only time in my life I have been aware of being a Muslim was as a child when I was subjected to lessons by narrow minded mullahs,” stated the actor in a press release. 

He additional stated that he has by no means ‘encountered communalism of any form’ in his career. He additionally added that neither his father, who was a authorities servant, nor his brother, who served within the military all his life, confronted incidents of communalism of their career. 

The veteran actor was lately within the information after he spoke up concerning the aftermath of Sushant Singh Rajput’s unlucky demise and expressed his opinion on allegations claiming there is a ‘film mafia’ within the trade. “No one is interested in the opinions of some half-educated starlet who decides to take it upon herself to, you know, get justice for Sushant,” the actor had instructed India Today. Kangana Ranaut, too, had reacted to Shah’s assertion on social media. 

Naseeruddin Shah in Mee Raqsam (Still from the film)
Naseeruddin Shah in Mee Raqsam (Still from the movie)

On the work entrance, Mee Raqsam, releasing on Zee5, marks the directorial debut of Baba Azmi. The movie revolves round a father, who helps his daughter’s want to pursue her dream within the face of spiritual clashes and societal stress.


Just lately, Shah was additionally part of an online present titled Bandish Bandits. The sequence co-starred Rajesh Tailang, Sheeba Chadha, Shreya Chaudhary, Ritwik Bhowmik and Atul Kulkarni amongst others. While the present opened to blended evaluations, it was unanimously lauded for the solid members’ performances and its music. 

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