Irrfan Khan’s son Babil Khan: ‘I don’t want to be judged for my religion’
The late actor’s son opened up on the discrimnation he faces
Late actor Irrfan Khan’s son Babil has shared his upset at being judged for his religion. The 23-year-old took to his Instagram stories to share his fears and thoughts on the divide within India.
Babil wrote, “You want the story in short without any name calling or career ending potentials?: Mandatory holiday for Eid cancelled on Friday while holiday for Raksha Bandhan on Monday still given. Okay then no problem, I’ll just celebrate Eid when it’s not Eid on Saturday most sarcastic smile ever.”
The young-man spoke about his fears around being judged and his desire to be seen has a human being. “Can’t even post anything of how I feel about the people in power without my…team telling me that it might end my career. Can you believe this? I’m scared, I’m afraid, I don’t want to be. I just want to feel free again. I don’t want to be judged by my religion. I am not my religion, l am a human being, just like the rest of the population of India,” he expressed.
Babil talked on the outcasting he has faced due to his relgion. “I have friends that have stopped communicating with me cause I’m of a certain religion. Friends I played cricket with when I was 12. I miss my friends. My Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, human friends,” he said.
Concluding his emotional social media posts, Babil explained how much he loves India. “I do my education in London and every time I go, I can’t wait to come back and take rickshaw rides with my homies, have pani puri at aksa beach, travel anywhere; in the forests, the crowds... I love india. Don’t you dare, call me an anti-nationalist, I promise you, I’m a boxer, I will break your nose,” he wrote.