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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

SRK's liberal India

Shah Rukh Khan speaks out in favour of the government ban on smoking in films. He says:
Actually, the more liberal a society becomes, the more stringent the laws are bound to be. In the US, you can buy a gun off the shelf, and then someone starts shooting down kids in a school. So they need strict laws to make guns accessible to people. With air travel being so easy now -- you can book tickets by e-mail -- airport security is tougher. In a banana republic, nothing is allowed. In our society, everything is allowed. Therefore we need to check the flow of liberal ideas.
Sigh. It would take a constipated bull, eating continuously, an entire week to build up reserves of this much you-know-what. And this guy is one of India's biggest role models. I tell you.
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