Saif Ali Khan on the nepotism in Bollywood debate: Even I’ve been a sufferer

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Key Highlights

  • Saif Ali Khan is the newest actor to weigh in on the nepotism debate
  • The actor has mentioned that even he has been a sufferer of nepotism
  • The actor, nonetheless, avoided taking names

In information that has engulfed the nation with disappointment for days now, Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide on June 14. The dialog, nonetheless, has progressively turned into that of psychological well being and nepotism within the movie trade. The newest actor to weigh in on the nepotism debate is Saif Ali Khan, who has mentioned that he, too, has confronted nepotism previously. 

The actor, in a current interview, avoided taking names however made it clear that he has additionally been a sufferer of nepotism within the movie trade. “Nepotism, in its purest form, is something that even I have been a victim of, but nobody wants to discuss something like that…  businesses work like that,” mentioned the actor talking to New Indian Express.

He additional added, “I am not going to take names obviously, but you know somebody’s dad has rung up, don’t take him in the movie.  All that happens, it’s happened to me.” The actor additional opined that there are various ranges to nepotism; from favoritism to folks eager to work with those they’re snug with. 

Saif, nonetheless, added that he’s extraordinarily joyful to see folks from movie establishments now turning into family names and profitable actors, citing Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Pankaj Tripathi’s examples. 

The actor additionally talked about how nepotism is just one of many issues a ‘growing nation’ has to take care of. The Jawaani Jaaneman actor, nonetheless, was fast so as to add that issues will change with dialogue, dialogue, and demonstration. He additionally made his stand clear and mentioned that it is not proper for somebody, who has the talents and the expertise, to get replaced by anybody else purely due to nepotism.  


Notably, Saif was the co-guest with Kangana Ranaut on the Koffee With Karan episode that sparked the whole nepotism debate years in the past. 

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