Saif Ali Khan says the nepotism act was just a joke but they could have handled things better


He said that only sheer talent can sustain an actor after the so-called big break. He said, “To me at IIFA, it was just a joke and nothing more to be read into. I understand what Kangana means by her stance on nepotism, though I have a slightly different take on it. And even though he does understand Kangana’s stand, this is where his opinion differs from hers. Saif agreed that he is privileged in terms of getting an opportunity to meet a producer but not beyond that. While Karan Johar and Varun Dhawan have already apologised for the remarks, Saif Ali Khan has also given his take on the issue. We’re a mutual admiration society. Saif mentioned that all nepotism can do is land you a break in Bollywood but beyond that it is only talent that lets you survive. But now I feel I had we given it more thought, we could’ve really finished this ongoing public discourse on nepotism more decisively.”
The 46-year-old actor also talked about how he is generally perceived as a very privileged person but that is not always the case. Related News
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Talking about the controversy, Saif also said that there could have been a better way to deal with the issue. Maybe there is something in the genes too that makes many of Raj Kapoor’s descendants actors or Pataudis cricketers. She also agrees that despite having illustrious parents, I too have had an uneven beginning in Bombay. He also added, “It’s easy to confuse nepotism with genetics. Saif Ali Khan told Firspost, “I respect Kangana tremendously for what she’s achieved, for coming up the hard way. 2017-07-19T17:24:46+00:00″>
Updated: July 19, 2017 5:24 pm

Saif Ali Khan’s statement on ‘nepotism rocks’ controversy. People knew who I was because of my parents but that didn’t necessarily give me an easy ride. He also added how he respects Kangana and her journey but that doesn’t change the fact that he too has had an uneven beginning in Bombay and a rocky career after that. I think it’s actually eugenics and genetics that’s coming into play.”
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