Is Amir Khan joining politics?
MUMBAI - Superstar Amir Khan said on Sunday that he has no plans to join politics.The 53-year-old Bollywood actor said he is "scared" of the idea and believes he can be a better influence through his films.
"I don't want to be a politician. I am not meant for that. I am a communicator. I am not interested in politics... I am also scared of politics. Who isn't? So, I stay away. I am a creative person. Politics is not my thing. I want to entertain people. I feel I will be able to do more as a creative person than as a politician," Aamir said during a session at NDTV'S special youth conclave 'YUVA'.
The actor has been extensively working towards water crisis for the past three years in Maharashtra through his Paani Foundation, which aims at imparting knowledge at the grassroots level in the state about water conservation and watershed management. Aamir said the issue of water scarcity can be countered only when the "people own the problem".