Shahrukh Khan Has Been Bailed
MUMBAI: While slamming Shah Rukh Khanfor misbehaving with a security guard andMumbai Cricket Association (MCA) officials at Wankhede stadium, Shiv Sena CEO Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said that the five-year ban on the star will be revoked due to his excellent equations with New Delhi.
Referring to the matinee idol’s proximity to 10 Janpath and the BCCI, the Shiv Sena leader said, “Shah Rukh Khan has very good connections with New Delhi. His high-placed and powerful friends in the national capital will bail him out.”
The MCA clamped a five-year ban on Khan from entering Wankhede stadium after Wednesday’s fracas. The MCA has accused Khan of abusing and assaulting its officials and a security guard in an inebriated condition.
The actor has denied that he was drunk and said that he had lost his temper after the security official at the stadium “manhandled” his children who were on the ground.
Speaking informally to mediapersons, Thackeray challenged the MCA to ban the Bollywood star from stepping into Wankhede stadium for life. “What would the MCA and the BCCI have done if a common citizen was involved in a similar incident?” asked the Shiv Sena CEO.
Thackeray clarified that he had no personal animosity towards Khan but the MCA crackdown on the actor will be undone because of his equations with New Delhi. “There are chances that the BCCI may clamp a ban on the MCA for banning Khan from entering the stadium for five years,” Thackeray remarked.
Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna also lambasted Khan for the stadium fracas. “While Khan swallowed the humiliation heaped on him by US officials at the New York international airport a few months ago, he picked up an ugly fight with the MCA officials,” it commented.