Bollywood star Nawazuddin Siddiqui has shared his thoughts regarding caste differences.
He said that his fame and stardom do not make any difference in his village.
Sacred Games star gave an interview to a local news source in which he said,“In my own family, my grandmother was from a lower caste. Even today, they have not accepted us because of her.” He added, “The fact that I am famous doesn’t matter to them. It is deeply entrenched within them…it is in their veins. They consider it their pride.”
Siddiqui also explained Sheikh Siddiquis are the upper caste and “They will not have anything to do with those they consider beneath them.”
Apart from that, he further expressed distress, saying it is “very difficult.” “What is wrong is wrong. Our artiste community is also speaking out against what happened in Hathras. It is very important to speak out. It is a very unfortunate incident,” he said.
His statement comes at a time when people expressed anger over the death of a young woman after she faced serious injuries from an assault by four upper-caste men. The men belonged to the woman’s village in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh.