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Salman Khan reacts to Antara Mali's statement on her father

IANS   January 18, 2013
First Published: 10:50 IST(18/1/2013) | Last Updated: 20:15 IST(18/1/2013)

Ailing ace photographer Jagdish Mali, who was seen walking in a semi-nude condition in a city suburb, needs help, actor Salman Khan says. According to sources, Jagdish is diabetic and relies on insulin injections to stay fit. When he forgets his insulin shot, he gets disoriented.

Recently, the photographer was seen walking in a semi-nude condition in Andheri and was spotted by actress Mink Brar who called Salman Khan for help. However, the ace photographer's daughter and actress Antara said her father doesn't need help.

Reacting to the her statement, superstar Salman on Thursday said: "Your father is seen walking in a semi-nude condition on the road and you are saying he doesn't need help... You tell me then who needs help?"

"When I got the message, I tried to contact few people. To help someone is simple," he added.

Salman was speaking at the launch of the store of Being Human, an NGO started by him. Talking about the photographer, Salman said: "Jagdish Mali is a very big photographer. We used to struggle to get a photo shoot with him," he said.

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