Shah's comments drew sharp reactions from Kher and some members of the film fraternity.

Naseers alleged attack on Anupam Kher over Kashmiri Pandits issue rakes up controversyImage source: Anupam Kher/Facebook, Naseeruddin Shah/PTI
Flix Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 14:40

Veteran Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah's reported comments against Anupam Kher on Saturday drew sharp reactions from his former co-star and some members of the film fraternity.

In an apparent dig at Kher, Shah had purportedly said, "A person who has never lived in Kashmir has started a fight for Kashmiri Pandits. Suddenly, he has become a displaced person."

Kher then tweeted,

The actor later said that he had spoken to Shah to clarify the matter. Kher said Shah denied making that statement.

When approached for his comments, Shah said, "I don't want to say anything. I don't want to give any reaction. This is misreporting." 

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar wrote on Twitter,

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