Indian Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s massive popularity in China has given India's Hindu far-right critics a new line of attack, following a deadly clash along the disputed border in the Himalayas. Photo: AFPIndian Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s massive popularity in China has given India's Hindu far-right critics a new line of attack, following a deadly clash along the disputed border in the Himalayas. Photo: AFP
Indian Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s massive popularity in China has given India's Hindu far-right critics a new line of attack, following a deadly clash along the disputed border in the Himalayas. Photo: AFP

Bollywood star Aamir Khan under pressure in India over his popularity in China

  • India’s hardline RSS Hindu group put the Muslim star on the cover of its magazine, calling him ‘The Dragon’s favourite Khan’ in reference to China
  • Khan is an ambassador for Vivo and has over a million Weibo followers, but this and his ties to Turkey have been highlighted amid China-India tensions

Topic |   India
Indian Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s massive popularity in China has given India's Hindu far-right critics a new line of attack, following a deadly clash along the disputed border in the Himalayas. Photo: AFPIndian Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s massive popularity in China has given India's Hindu far-right critics a new line of attack, following a deadly clash along the disputed border in the Himalayas. Photo: AFP
Indian Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s massive popularity in China has given India's Hindu far-right critics a new line of attack, following a deadly clash along the disputed border in the Himalayas. Photo: AFP
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