Twinkle reacts to Shah's 'poor actor' remark for Rajesh Khanna

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Published on 24 July 2016 12:11 PM GMT

Twinkle reacts to Shahs poor actor remark for Rajesh Khanna
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New Delhi: Actress turned writer Twinkle Khanna lambasted at Bollywood veteran Naseeruddin Shah who tagged her late father and Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna as a "poor actor".

In a recent interview, Shah said, "It was the 1970s when mediocrity came in Hindi films. That’s when the actor called Rajesh Khanna joined the industry. For all his success, I think Mr. Khanna was a very limited actor. In fact, he was a poor actor. Intellectually, he wasn’t the most alert person I have ever met. His taste ruled the industry.”

Not pleased with Shah's opinion, Twinkle took to the micro-blogging website Twitter and expressed her disapproval.

She said, "Sir if you can’t respect the living, respect the dead. Mediocrity is attacking a man who can’t respond.”

  • Twinkle Khanna and Naseeruddin Shah last shared the stage at the book launch earlier this year.
  • Shah shared the screen with Twinkle's mother Dimple Kapadia in 'Finding Fanny' and husband Akshay Kumar in 'Lahu ke Do Rang' and other film.

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