I want to shoot these politicians, says an irate Paresh Rawal

By Hindustan Times

It is not often that Bollywood openly criticises politicians or brands them as corrupt. But this time around, veteran actor Paresh Rawal has done just that, and in no uncertain words.

“Sometimes, I want to become a Naxalite, take a gun and shoot these politicians. They are third-rate, shameless people without any morality,” the 62-year-old actor reportedly said at a public event in Pune recently. Rawal was referring to the high levels of corruption in the political system and added, “What about the plight of the common man? How will they even manage to survive?”

Rawal’s comment has found the support of a section of the film fraternity. “More than what he has said, it is time to think that even someone