Naseeruddin Shah calls out Indian Muslims supporting Taliban

Because the Taliban took management of Afghanistan final month, a number of Afghani artists voiced their reservations about the place the humanities and cultural actions within the nation would stand. Whereas the Taliban garnered large help from many, filmmakers have known as it the tip of the cinema within the nation.

Now, Bollywood veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has criticised a piece of Indian Muslims for celebrating the Taliban’s rise to energy in Afghanistan and mentioned it’s a trigger for concern. The Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na star, in a video that has gone viral on Twitter, mentioned each Indian Muslim should introspect if they need “reform and modernity” within the faith or reside with dated “barbarian” values.

“Even because the Taliban’s return to energy in Afghanistan is a trigger for concern for the entire world, celebrations of the barbarians in some sections of the Indian Muslims are not any much less harmful. All Indian Muslims ought to ask themselves if they need reform and modernity in Islam or the barbarian values of the previous few centuries,” Shah mentioned within the video.

The 71-year-old actor referenced Mirza Ghalib’s poem and mentioned his relationship with the almighty is casual (betakaluff). “I do not want a political faith,” he mentioned. Shah mentioned Indian Islam has been completely different from the remainder of the world and hoped it by no means adjustments past recognition. “Hindustani Islam duniya bhar ke islam se humesha mukhtalif raha hai. Khuda woh waqt na laye ki woh itna badal jaye ki hum use pehchaan bhi na sake. (Indian Islam has all the time been completely different from the remainder of the world. Could God not convey a time when it adjustments a lot that we do not even recognise it),” he added.

Whereas some on Twitter heaped praises on Naseeruddin Shah for taking a stand in opposition to the celebrations surrounding the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, others have slammed him saying “he ought to follow movies and avoid matters he has no data about… A non-practicing Muslim needs Islam to reform. I want he had first practiced Islam earlier than arising with this appalling suggestion.”

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