[tps_footer]It’s known to all that Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for Rio Olympics 2016. While Salman was appointed as the ambassador; many sports icon criticized the move of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). The Being Human star had landed up into a controversy and criticism for the same. However, B-town stars like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sidharth Malhotra, Karan Johar and many others stood by the actor.
During a press conference for his upcoming film Sultan, when asked about the controversy, Salman Khan said, “I just wanted this controversy to last long so that everyone gets to know about Rio Olympics. It fizzled out soon. When Sachin (Tendulkar), who plays cricket and Rahman (A R Rahman) who plays music, were made brand ambassadors, there was no controversy, which is disheartening.”
“Our generation knew about Olympics as in our books we used to have a logo of the Olympics, but it’s not there today,” he added.
Talking about his court cases that made people take action against him for being Rio Olympics 2016 ambassador, Salman Khan said, “Lot of people said I shouldn’t be there because of the court cases. Even though, there are cases in the court, why can’t I be made the goodwill ambassador for Olympics? I am not convicted,” he said.
Well, Salman Khan is known for his straightforward attitude and once again, he has come up with a bang on reply for the people who took objection.[/tps_footer]