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(MENAFN -Arab News) MUMBAI: Leading Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Friday said he is not interested in joining politics, and does not consider himself a social activist either, ndtv.com reported

Speaking with women journalists at Indian Women?s Press Corps (IWPC), Aamir said: ?I don?t belong to the field of politics, I won?t be able to do well in politics. Why does one enter politics, to contribute to the society. I can contribute to the society from where I am. This is why I would not join politics.?

He said an activist is one who takes up a cause close to his heart and lives with that. ?I am just an entertainer and a creative person,? he said.

He said his responsibility includes bringing grace to society and building a moral fabric

Asked if he supports any political party, the actor said: ?I don?t see any such party which I feel would change a lot of things if it comes to a majority.

He however said that he liked the idea of ?swaraj? (self rule) given by Arvind Kejriwal?s Aam Aadmi Party

?But the reason I don?t support any party is that even AAP has to be tested. I am not in a rush to support any party. Don?t want to have a knee jerk reaction,? said Aamir who had supported the Anna Hazare movement

?And elections should be free and fair, who am I to influence the people,? he added.


 


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