Shatrughan Sinha was among the many a number of celebs from Bollywood who spoke towards Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan’s arrest final 12 months. After Aryan was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau and saved in custody for near a month, the veteran actor criticised the company. Subsequently, he claimed that NCB was excessively harsh on Aryan and victimised him. After Aryan was given clear chit final week, Shatrughan mentioned his stand was vindicated. However, in a current interview, the actor-politician added that he didn’t obtain any phrase of thanks from Shah Rukh for his help.

Aryan was arrested in October final 12 months after the NCB carried out a raid on a cruise ship close to Mumbai. In May, the cost sheet filed by the company exonerated the 24-year-old after it didn’t point out his identify in its listing of accused and said that no medication have been discovered on him. Shatrugan Sinha had been among the many most vocal critics of NCB and supporters of Aryan over months.

Speaking with Nation Next after Aryan’s clear chit, the actor mentioned, “As a dad or mum, I felt Shah Rukh Khan’s ache. Even if he was responsible, as a substitute of rehabilitating him, they locked him up… I should additionally say that, as anticipated, I didn’t obtain a thank you card from Shah Rukh, despite the fact that I used to be possibly probably the most outstanding voice standing up for Aryan in all of Mumbai. But I have a behavior of calling a spade a spade, and for standing up for what is true. I stood up towards what I believed was an injustice. As far as Shah Rukh is anxious, I didn’t obtain any thanks or a thank you card from him.”

When requested if he had reached out to Shah Rukh, Shatrughan mentioned, “No, completely not. Why would I, I don’t want work from him. I don’t have to get in touch with him, in truth, he should have gotten in touch with me.” However, he added that Shah Rukh had by no means sought his help as nicely. “But, to be honest to him, he didn’t ask me for help both,” he mentioned.

Shatrughan was final seen on display screen in the 2018 movie Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se, in which he performed a supporting position. The actor is at present a Lok Sabha MP from Asansol. He has beforehand served as a minister in the federal government of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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