Naseeruddin Shah Reveals Why He Couldn’t Watch R And Pushpa, Says ‘Can’t Fathom What Else They Have To Offer


Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah recently made headlines for calling films including Gadar 2, The Kerala Story, and The Kashmir Files ‘disturbing’. While the actor’s statements did not go well with several actors and filmmakers, Naseeruddin recently took a jibe at filmmakers SS Rajamouli and Sukumar and said that he hasn’t watched RRR and Pushpa: The Rise. The veteran actor revealed that he couldn’t understand what the films had to offer apart from the excitement. Naseeruddin further added that he hopes smaller films find acceptance among the youth

Naseeruddin Shah

In a recent interview, Naseeruddin Shah spoke about how the younger generation of audiences is more evolved and informed and thus he has faith that they will accept and understand smaller films. Speaking to We Are Yuvaa, the veteran filmmaker added that he hasn’t watched SS Rajamouli’s RRR and Sukumar’s Pushpa and said that besides the excitement, he can’t fathom what else the films have to offer. The actor also revealed that he watched filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s

Notably, both R and Pushpa have declared blockbusters at the box office. While Pushpa earned over Rs 300 crore worldwide, RRR collected over Rs 1200 crore globally.

In an exclusive interview with Bollywood Life, Vivek Agnihotri reacted to the comments made by Naseeruddin Shah calling The Kashmir Files a ‘disturbing film’ and said that it is the actor’s choice to decide which is a good or a bad film. “I am sure he likes those kinds of films which are always criticizing India. Some people are frustrated in life. They always believe in negative news, negative things so I don’t know what Naseer bhai likes,” the filmmaker said in his interview.

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