Priyanka Chopra says celebs become soft targets

By: admin
Updated: 28 Jan 2013 09:11 PM

Shah Rukh Khan’s close friend and colleague Priyanka Chopra
defended the superstar today and urged journalists to refrain from
spurting up controversies.  

“What I have read it’s nothing
like that and journalists like you are creating fuss about nothing,” the
actress said.

When asked again if celebrities are being used to
light up controversies, she said, “Yes it happens and celebs are being
used for propagandas and they should avoid being caught in this web.”

was attending an event in Mumbai for launching her music video. Shah Rukh
will be addressing a press conference on the whole issue at 7.30pm today.

India must give security to SRK: Rehman Malik

interior minister Rehman Malik waded into the controversy over Bollywood
star Shah Rukh Khan's remarks about the problems purportedly faced by
Indian Muslims, saying the Indian government should provide the actor

"He (Shah Rukh) is
born Indian and he would like to remain Indian, but I will request the
government of India (to) please provide him security. I would like to
request all Indian brothers and sisters and all those who are talking in a
negative way about Shah Rukh, they should know he is a movie star," Malik
said. Watch: Rehman Malik expresses concern over SRK's safety | SRK pens
his agony of 'Being a Khan'

Noting that Shah Rukh is loved by the
people of Pakistan and India, Malik said: "I am sure all those who are
talking against him or are trying to threaten him, they will withdraw
their threat with this hope that the stars are loved, the stars provide
love and they are like a symbol of unity".

Malik made the remarks
while interacting with reporters at a reception organised by High
Commissioner Sharat Sabharwal to mark India's Republic Day.

was responding to questions about a first-person account penned by Shah
Rukh in a magazine, in which the star focused on his experiences as a
Muslim in the post-9/11 world.

India to Pakistan: We are
capable of securing our citizens

India is capable of securing
its citizens, home secretary RK Singh said on Tuesday in response to
Pakistan interior minister Rehman Malik's statement that the Indian
government should provide security to actor Shah Rukh Khan.

are quite capable of looking after security of our own citizens... let him
(Malik) worry about security of his own," RK Singh told reporters.

Watch: Rehman
Malik expresses concern over SRK's safety
SRK pens his agony of 'Being a Khan'