Shatrughan Sinha: Salim Khan is very optimistic about Salman Khan’s release soon

Sinha also questions why only Salman is being punished and not others. It’s a double-edged sword, it’s fine when it’s with you but when it’s against, it cuts deep. It is always a pleasure to spend time with him. “We can’t say, ‘Don’t send him to prison because the under-production projects will suffer’. 2018-04-07T11:34:13+05:30″>
Published: April 7, 2018 11:34:13 am

Shatrughan Sinha feels Salman Khan is paying a price for being who he is. They went into their projects with Salman with their eyes open. His bail plea hearing is scheduled for Saturday. Shatrughan Sinha, a family friend and self-professed well-wisher of Salman, said, “My daughter Sonakshi (Sinha) reached Salman’s home much earlier than me and spent a lot more time with the family. Although, he said he was happy for the other four actors. Sinha feels Salman is paying a price for being who he is. What is his crime? “With due respects to the legal process and to the honourable judge, I feel Salman has suffered enough in this case. We are very close to the Khan family and have the highest regards for Salman and his parents. After the verdict of 1998 blackbuck poaching case, Sonakshi Sinha visited Salman Khan’s family in Mumbai. If he was a commoner he would not have to suffer for 25 years for a crime he may or may not have committed.”
Echoing Sinha, actor Samir Soni, whose wife Neelam was also accused in the same blackbuck poaching case, said: “Your stardom or celebrity status goes against you when people try to make an example of you to deter others. He was full of life and very optimistic about his son’s release soon. Plus the five years that the Honourable Judge has awarded him now. He couldn’t have gone alone. He will happily do it,” Sinha said. I call him Salim Pandit. But his father Salim Khan was there. And it’s not just a five-year sentence that seems very harsh to me. “Saif (Ali Khan), Neelam, Sonali Bendre and Tabu, are all wonderful human beings. He is so well-informed. Also read | Salman Khan verdict: Jacqueline Fernandez, Arbaaz Khan and Aayush Sharma visit Galaxy Apartments in Mumbai
“There were others with Salman that night when he is alleged to have gone hunting in Jodhpur. “I really feel Salman is being punished for being who he is. “They knew what they were getting into. Actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha was spotted outside Salman Khan’s house on Thursday evening. Related News
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Salman was on Thursday sentenced to five years in prison by a Jodhpur court in a 1998 blackbuck poaching case. We all are.”
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Sinha thinks the court verdict has been harsh and that Salman has suffered enough in this case. Salman’s mother was not attending to guests.