Actress Soha Ali Khan, who was attacked on social media by some
people, who questioned her faith after she visited the Golden
Temple in Amritsar and a Ganpati pandal, today hit back saying
India is a secular nation and going to a temple doesn't make her a
She had visited the Golden Temple and a Ganesh pandal to seek
blessings ahead of the release of her thriller film31st
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"I am all for freedom of expression, but being told how going to
a temple makes me a non-Muslim is plain callous. No one has the
right to say that. Whether I choose to do namaz or go to a Church,
how does it affect anyone?," Soha said in a statement here.
"Nobody owns me. India being a secular nation, we have to
respect all religions and each other's choices," she said. Soha is
paired opposite Vir Das for the first time in31st October
directed by Shivaji Lotan Patil.
Writer-producer Harry Sachdeva's 31st October is based on the
aftermath of Indira Gandhi's assassination and its repercussions.
The movie releases on October 7.