Kolkata Knight Riders’ co-owner Shah Rukh Khan spoke straight from the heart when he was asked to react to the developments in the IPL spot-fixing controversy.
King of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan has spoken out when he was asked about the recent happenings in the IPL spot fixing scandal.
He reacted to his friend and Rajasthan Royals’ co-owner Raj Kundra’s controversial involvement in the scam saying, “”As a proud person and a sports lover, I think if you are on the game, apni film ki ticket black nahin karna chaiye.
“Hum toh nahi bechenge, kisi aur ko karna hai toh karne de.”
Though Shahrukh had previously said that Kundra’s involvement needs to be verified before taking any action of coming to a conclusion, he has also said that the owners are aware of the rules and regulations and should not be misusing them. . “If you’re an owner, you’re aware of all the rules and the loopholes and it’s undignified to misuse them.”
The actor also said that he has never been approached by a bookie.
“I’m Islamic about a few things. I’ve never taken illegal money or interest, or as we call it haram ka paisa. I have never loaned out money as a business I am very clear about it. Anyone who bets or encourages people to fix matches whether from Bollywood or anywhere else is utterly disgusting! It’s wrong,” he added.