Salman Khan's reply to court query: I am both 'Hindu and Muslim'

Apr 29, 2015, 16:50 IST | IANS

Bollywood actor Salman Khan was in Jodhpur to record his statement in an arms case related to shooting of black buck; Khan pleaded 'not guilty' in the case heard at Jodhpur court

Jaipur: Bollywood actor Salman Khan was on Wednesday left perplexed when a court in Jodhpur asked him about his caste. After some thought, he said: "Hindu and Muslim".

Salman Khan pleaded "not guilty" on Wednesday in an arms case being heard at the Jodhpur court.

Before recording Salman's statement, Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani asked him his name, father’s name, profession and other details to mention in the court’s form.

Salman Khan

Salman answered everything, but he got confused when the court asked about his caste.

He gave a puzzled look to the court as well to his counsel and bodyguard and after few seconds someone from the crowd suggested he say “Muslim”. But he said to the court “Hindu and Muslim” both.

Salman told the court that his father is a Muslim and mother is a Hindu.

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