In a recent press event when superstar Salman Khan spoke about his hardship during his shooting of Sultan, he compared his situation to that of a raped woman.
When I used to walk out of the ring, after the shoot, I used to feel like a raped woman. I couldn’t walk straight. I would eat and then, head right back to training. That couldn’t stop," he had said.
In a series of tweets, the father of the superstar, Salim Khan apologised on behalf of his son and accepted the fact that his son was wrong.
Undoubtedly what Salman said is wrong, the simili, example and the context. The intention was not wrong.— Salim Khan (@luvsalimkhan) June 21, 2016
Nevertheless I apologise on behalf of his family his fans & his friends. Forgiveness is to pardon the unpardonable or it is no virtue at all— Salim Khan (@luvsalimkhan) June 21, 2016
To err is human to forgive divine. Today on Intl yoga day lets not run our shops on this mistake.— Salim Khan (@luvsalimkhan) June 21, 2016
However, it looks like the Lalitha Kumaramangalam, the Chief of National Commission for Women ( NCW) was not very satisfied with it.
JUST IN | Will take cognizance of situation, will write to Salman for explanation: NCW Chairperson to CNN-News18 #InsensitiveSalman— News18 (@CNNnews18) June 21, 2016
In a recent audio clip released online, we heard that the actor too had realized right after saying it that the mistake was made... however he was not heard apologizing for it.