Khan said, “I can't deny. I have been alarmed by a number of incidents.”

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news Aamir Khan Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 13:05

A Twitter war has erupted since Monday night after reports on Aamir Khan’s remarks on ‘intolerance’.

Speaking at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards in New Delhi on Monday, the actor had said that he was alarmed by a number of recent incidences.

Aamir’s comments on intolerance come after fellow Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan had spoken about the growing ‘intolerance in the country, earlier this month.

Khan said, “I can't deny. I have been alarmed by a number of incidents.”

There seems to be a clear divide with celebs choosing to take sides with the likes of Anupam Kher and Paresh Rawal - Bollywood stars who share a close association with the ruling party at the centre - criticising Aamir Khan. Actor Ranbir Kapoor echoing his father's statement, told India Today's Rahul Kanwal that he does not feel that the situation has worsened and the matter has been blown out of propotion.   

People supporting Khan remained consistent with their version that there was rising intolerance, similar to the lines on which many writers, scientists and artists have returned awards.

However, some of them have toed the middle line and played safe.

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