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Aamir Khan criticised for ‘waiter’ comment, trolled on Twitter

While talking about stardom, actor Aamir Khan said that when Salman Khan enters a room, it seems like a star has come, but when he enters a room, it feels like a waiter has entered.

bollywood Updated: Jul 05, 2016 19:34 IST
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Hindustan Times
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Actor Aamir Khan apologised after his ‘feeling like a waiter’ comment, but was still criticised for it.(Pramod Thakur)

Actors and analogies don’t seem to be working well together. After Salman Khan, now actor Aamir Khan has come under fire for a comment in which he compared himself to a waiter. And this, after he was praised for calling Sallu’s rape analogy “unfortunate and insensitive” at a promotional event for his upcoming film on Monday.

Aamir was asked about releasing the poster of his film before Salman’s next, to which he said, “I always feel when Salman enters a room, you feel a star has come. When I enter, I feel a waiter has come.”

Read: Salman Khan looks like a star. I look like a waiter: Aamir Khan

However, he immediately apologised. “Sorry, I shouldn’t have said that as waiters are great people. I feel when I walk into (a room), I feel it’s nobody as I enter silently. When Salman, Shah Rukh enter you feel (a) star has entered. I don’t have that quality. They are bigger stars than me,” Aamir added.

But his apology didn’t do much damage control and he was trolled on Twitter. Sample these:

Read: Irrfan’s animal sacrifice during Eid comment: Aamir Khan has this to say

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First Published: Jul 05, 2016 19:33 IST