New Delhi, Nov 4: Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan's remark about 'extreme intolerance' in India has got him new sympathizer in Pakistan. This fan is no one else but India's most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed.
Supporting King Khan's remark, chief of banned terrorist group Jamat ud-Dawah Saeed has invited Shahrukh Khan to stay in Pakistan.
"Any such Muslim, even Shahrukh who is facing difficulty and discrimination in India because of Islam are invited to stay in Pakistan', 2008 Mumbai attacks's mastermind Saeed wrote on Twitter.
In another attacking tweet, JuD chief said that even prominent Muslim scholars and authors are being discriminated in the regime of incumbent BJP Government. They are fighting a constant battle for identity.
Any such Muslim, even Shahrukh who is facing difficulty and discrimination in India because of Islam are invited to stay in Pakistan - End— Hafiz Muhammad Saeed (@HafizSaeedJUD01) November 3, 2015
Even the renowned Indian Muslims in the field of sports,academia, arts & culture are fighting a constant battle for identity inside India -4— Hafiz Muhammad Saeed (@HafizSaeedJUD01) November 3, 2015
Earlier, motor-mouth Hindu rights activist and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Sadhvi Prachi targeted Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan for his remark.
She called Shah Rukh Khan as a "Pakistani agent". Leader also suggested that the actor should move to Pakistan.
"By talking about returning the awards (including Padma Shri) he has committed treason. He should be punished for this. Not only Shah Rukh Khan, but all those who have returned their awards should be tried for treason", Sadhvi Prachi was quoted.
Shahrukh Khan also faced flak from BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya.
Vijayvargiya, a former state minister of Madhya Pradesh, said Shah Rukh's "soul" is in Pakistan though he lives in India, a day after the actor said there is "extreme intolerance" in the country.
"Shah Rukh lives in India, but his soul is in Pakistan. His films make crores here but he thinks India to be intolerant," Vijayvargiya said in a series of tweets amid mounting concerns over the "climate of intolerance" in the country.
(with inputs from agency)