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Shah Rukh Khan Opened Up About "Anti-Nationalism" And "Patriotism" In This 1998 Interview

"The ones who start riots and fights and bomb blasts for communal reasons, or any other reason."

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In 1998, Shah Rukh Khan was interviewed by Farida Jalal about his marriage and career, among other things.

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At one point, Khan was asked what he would change if he could rule the country for a day and this was his answer:

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He talked about what being a citizen of this country meant:

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Before reiterating what being "anti-national" truly meant to him:

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He ended by talking about how reading newspapers made him sad because of something his father, who was involved in India's freedom struggle, had told him:

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Watch the interview here:

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