Bengaluru, Nov 25: Since last two days, Bollywood superstar and Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan is under extreme media and social media criticism and also not only from politicians but also from his co-actors.
Micro-blogging site Twitter was flooded with trending hashtags like #AamirInultsIndia and other hateful hashtags against him. As Aamir was left stumped with his remarks on intolerance, he also found many sympathisers and supporters.
On Wednesday, Nov 25, #IStandWithAamirKhan started trending on Twitter, after 50-year-old actor issued a statement that "he is proud to be and Indian. He loves India and has no intention of leaving the country."
Even famous Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar also gave the actor some solace by tweeting "Aamir is an Indian and his Indian-ness does not rely on anybody's endorsement."
After facing sedition charges, Khan was forced to clarify his controversial remarks and said that his statement was distorted. [Read his Full text of his statement here]
Here are some tweets of Aamir Khan's die-hard fans, who stood by him, in his tough time:
Rather than criticizing on Aamir, Anupam sahab should ask from his current govt why every Indian Muslim is under threat #IStandWithAamirKhan— Fahad Yousuf Khan (@fahadSEO) November 25, 2015
When whole country rises against a person's opinion and trolls him...thn u can assume the tolerance level of tht cntry #IStandWithAamirKhan— Santhosh Madhav (@smc5492) November 25, 2015
just say india is intolerant country. Anti national certificate will be issued by BJP #IStandWithAamirKhan— Akbar Jalal (@AJalal80) November 25, 2015
No one has a right to trash,attack,harm Aamir Khan &his family. India is HIS home, and his Indian-ness does not rely on YOUR/OUR endorsement— Mehr Tarar (@MehrTarar) November 24, 2015