Salman Khan’s appointment as the goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent in the upcoming Rio Olympics may have been criticized by sports persons, but he received support from his ex-girlfriend Aishwarya Rai. When asked at an event about what she thinks of his appointment and the controversy, she reportedly said, “Anyone who is working or speaking and standing up for the better of whatever vocation we have, be it art, sports, music, I think that’s wonderful. And that’s what needs to be done in the industry.”
Many other Bollywood celebrities have also spoken out in support of Salman Khan. Raza Murad, BJP MP and actress Hema Malini, Karan Johar and Salim Khan have voiced their support! Well, many others think the legendary athlete Milkha Singh would be the right choice for the role. A petition has also been filed against Salman’s appointment!