After 70 years, I have realized that we cannot stay in India as Muslims: Naseeruddin Shah
*NEW DELHI - 69-year-old Bollywood legendary actor Naseeruddin Shah has expressed disappointment over the current situation in India , saying that after 70 years he has started to realize that he cannot stay in India as a ‘Muslim’.*
The award-winning actor, for the first time, broke the silence over the *controversial citizenship law* created by the Indian government in December 2019.
In an exclusive interview to ‘*The Wire link*’, Naseeruddin Shah said that even after 70 years, he needed to prove that he was a ‘Muslim’, as well as an Indian and his evidence, should not be denied.
He questioned that he is living in India for 70 years and working there is not proof of his Indianness, so what should he do?
In that context, the actor said that he and his family did not think that it was difficult to remain Muslim in India till now, but now they have realized that they cannot remain in India as ‘Muslims’.