“Hera Pheri” actor Paresh Rawal issues apology for hurting Bengali sentiments

Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal came under fire for making a controversial statement on ‘Fish’ remark.

During an election rally in Gujarat Rawal said, “Gas cylinders are expensive, but their price will come down. People will get employment too. But what will happen if Rohingya migrants and Bangladeshis start living around you, like in Delhi? What will you do with gas cylinders? Cook fish for the Bengalis?” he said. The comments did not go down well with many. The actor was accused of hurting the sentiments of Bengali people with his words.”

After making this remark several Twitter users said, “We are sad that & hurt at the recent comments of @SirPareshRawal”.

So Paresh Rawal openly spreads hate against us Bengalis for eating fish. Won’t the CM at least register a protest? Won’t we ?” another user wrote.

Meanwhile, taking to Twitter Paresh Rawal clarified and apologized and wrote, “of course, the fish is not the issue AS GUJARATIS DO COOK AND EAT FISH. BUT LET ME CLARIFY BY BENGALI I MEANT ILLEGAL BANGLA DESHI N ROHINGYA. BUT STILL, IF I HAVE HURT YOUR FEELINGS AND SENTIMENTS I DO APOLOGISE.”

Moreover, talking about Rawal’s upcoming projects he will be seen in the movie “Shehzada” alongside Kartik Aaryan, and last Rawal was seen in the movie “Sharmaji Namkeen”.

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