Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah slammed Bollywood. The actor discussed there is no use of the Urdu language in Bollywood films now.
Naseeruddin Shah, a well-known actor in India, has expressed his disappointment with the way the Urdu language is used in Hindi films. He believes that the use of language has degraded and that films today lack substance and make fun of different communities in India, including Sikhs, Christians, and Muslims. He also showed his displeasure at the fact that films make fun of all communities in India.
Naseeruddin stated, “Satyanash Hogya Hai” while criticizing Hindi films, he also claimed “Ab to behuda alfaaz hote hain.”
During a conversation at Jashn-e-Rekhta in 2022, Naseeruddin Shah expressed his disappointment with the way the Urdu language is used in Hindi films. He stated that the language has changed drastically and has led to a disaster, not betterment in Hindi films.
He further stated, “Today, we do not hear Urdu in our films. Earlier, when the censor board certificate would come, it had Urdu mentioned as the language. It was because the lyrics and shayaris were in that language, and even the writers came from Farsi (Persian) theatre. That change can be seen today, there is no usage of Urdu words.”
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