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"I will never join politics" - Aamir Khan

Set to launch the second season of his TV show Satyamev Jayate, leading Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Friday said he is not interested in joining politics, and does not consider himself a social activist either.

2014-03-07T20:30:00Z
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Set to launch the second season of his TV show Satyamev Jayate, leading Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Friday said he is not interested in joining politics, and does not consider himself a social activist either.

"I don't belong to the field of politics, won't be able to do well in politics. Why does one enter politics, to contribute to the society... I can contribute to the society from where I am. This is why I would not join politics," said Aamir while interacting with women journalists at Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC).

The actor, whose Satyamev Jayate has raised several social issues, also said he did not consider himself a social activist.

"I don't see myself as a social activist. An activist is one who takes up a cause close to his heart and lives with that. I an an entertainer and a creative person..." he said.

He said as an entertainer, his responsibility includes bringing grace to society and building a moral fabric.

Asked if he supports any political party, the actor said: "I don't see any such party which I feel would change a lot of things if it comes to a majority."

He however said that he liked the idea of 'swaraj' given by Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party.

"I agree with their concept of 'swaraj'. This is the only party which says they people would be a part of deciding how they rule... but the reason I don't support any party is that even AAP has to be tested. I am not in a rush to support any party. Don't want to have a knee jerk reaction," said Aamir who had supported the Anna Hazare movement.

"And elections should be free and fair, who am I to influence the people," he added.

On a question on the violence against north Indians by Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, Aamir said he was against any violence or forceful shutdowns.

"Any political party which uses power and muscle in the country is wrong. Earlier during the struggle for independence, Gandhiji would say people to boycott something and they would do it voluntarily," he said, questioning use of force to stop people from leaving their houses.

"They burn buses, use violence. It just indicates hooliganism. You are just a goon. It's not got any ground support," he said.


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Sea-Hawk
Sea-Hawk 7 years ago That's y I respect this man so much .. not crazy fans he is worthy of respect and admiration
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Anika_PreRish
Anika_PreRish 7 years ago Well said,Aamir sir...
Support your views...
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Harp_95
Harp_95 10 years ago Love his movies!!! Amazing actor and absoutly love Mel Karde Rabba! :)
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sami01
sami01 10 years ago loved jimmy in munde uk de he is very good actor.....
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nikita_88
nikita_88 10 years ago I love him and all the movies he has done!

Wow I never knew that Jasjit was his real name!
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DheeJattanDi
DheeJattanDi 10 years ago He is a really good looking and amazing actor ! .. love you Himmy ! I watched TWM only to see his few parts in it.. you rockkkkk :)
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ramneek23
ramneek23 10 years ago Rel karade rabba one of my favourite movies I love jimmy
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nikita_ght
nikita_ght 10 years ago i like his 'wednesday',he was too gud in it.
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Gauahargeous_N
Gauahargeous_N 10 years ago hes doing a great job in punjabi movies... keep it up!!!
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Shaina_b
Shaina_b 10 years ago I love Jimmy since I saw him in Mohabbatein!!!!

He has done a great job in My Name is Khan!!!!

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