Nepotism has become a never-ending debate in Bollywood. The much-talked-about the debate was ignited by Kangana Ranaut when she had called Karan Johar the ‘flag bearer of nepotism’ on his chat show Koffee With Karan. Over the years many have voiced their opinion on the same and have kept their stance on the prevailing nepotism in the industry. Likewise, Bollywood actor Saqib Saleem feels that if any star kid is talented and wants to get into acting how can anyone stop them from becoming an actor.
Speaking to Zoom TV, Saqib said “Tomorrow if my son wants to be an actor, will I not make him an actor? Should I not make him an actor? If my son is good and has learned on his own and comes to me and says I want to be an actor or my daughter says I want to be an actor, will I not make my daughter an actor?.” Giving an example, Saqib told the channel, “Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's child that they are having if he/she wants to either be a cricketer or an actor, they can't make their child that?"
"I feel like we are in a time where people decide. You can be blaming star kids but you go and watch their films only na. And why not? You should also. But then don't say that they are getting the opportunity, they also want to work. If tomorrow Shah Rukh Khan's son (Aryan Khan) is launched, the whole world would want to watch him. Then accept it that we want to and be normal about it. It is in every business," he added.
Saqib concluded by talking about his journey, "My journey is my journey none of your journey. I have come here because of my own hard work and I will continue working hard. I don't care what the other person is doing and how he/she is doing. I don't want to look at anybody and wish I had that. I am very happy and content with what I have. I don't believe in this insider-outsider debate. I believe people wanting to work with people they like and are comfortable with and there is nothing wrong with that.” (ALSO READ: Raima Sen On Nepotism In Bollywood: ‘Had Things Been Easier For Star Kids, I Would Have Been The Top Actress')
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