Ooi ma! Aamir Khan makes a big boo-boo at 'Dangal' poster launch

Jul 05, 2016, 07:06 IST | The Hitlist Team

When Bollywood's Mr Perfectionist made a big boo-boo at a film event

Like his buddy Salman Khan, Aamir Khan might just draw the ire of the hospitality industry for a certain remark that he made during the poster launch of his upcoming wrestling drama, Dangal.

Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan

During a QnA session with the media, Aamir couldn’t stop himself from praising Salman, whose Eid release, Sultan, also explores wrestling. “Salman is a bigger star than me. I think Shah Rukh (Khan) is a bigger star. Amitabh (Bachchan)ji is a bigger star. When Salman arrives (at an event), it looks like a big star has entered. When I enter, it feels like a waiter has entered,” he said.

Realising his faux pas, Aamir immediately corrected himself, “Oh, I shouldn’t have said that. Waiters are trained people. But, I just mean that when I enter, it doesn’t feel like a star has entered. So, Salman and Shah Rukh are bigger stars than I am.”

On Salman's comment
At the event, Aamir also stated that Salman’s notorious remark about feeling like a raped woman was “rather unfortunate and insensitive”, and later clarified that all is well between him and the Bajrangi Bhaijaan star. There had been buzz of a cold war between Sallu and Aamir since their upcoming films (Sultan and Dangal respectively) are based on the same theme.

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