Chef actor Saif Ali Khan: I’m against nepotism, it leads to mediocrity


The bottom line is — talent is good, nepotism is bad,” added the actor, who is son of late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and veteran actress Sharmila Tagore. Then again it depends on when people will put their money on you, then you must get it back. Here’s what the makers have to sayHappy birthday Kareena Kapoor Khan: A perfect mother, wife, sister and daughterSaif Ali Khan discovers his inner chef with his upcoming filmActor Saif Ali Khan, who was earlier forced to apologise to actress Kangana Ranaut for taking a dig at her through the “nepotism rocks” act at the IIFA Awards, says he himself is against the term and feels it leads to mediocrity. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App “I am very much against nepotism and I think it leads to a lot of mediocrity. So, it’s good to discuss this. Later, Karan along with Saif and actor Varun Dhawan poked fun at Kangana at the IIFA Awards in July by saying that “nepotism rocks”. They are privileged people and life can be very unfair to them. The three of them later apologised for their act. 2017-09-29T13:18:50+00:00″>
Updated: September 29, 2017 1:18 pm

Saif Ali Khan had earlier joked about the existence of nepotism in the industry at the IIFA awards. For the record, whatever jokes were made (on the award show), I have already explained my side,” Saif told IANS here on Thursday while promoting his forthcoming film ‘Chef’. Related News
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“But, definitely being a star kid gets you in the door easily. “There are a lot of things that get overhyped, but I think a lot of people feel very strongly about things like this (nepotism). Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, ‘Chef’ is slated for a release on October 6. Kangana was among the first ones who raised her voice against the existing nepotism in the entertainment industry and called filmmaker Karan Johar a “flag bearer of nepotism” on his popular chat show “Koffee With Karan”.