Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, noticed getting out of a COVID-19 vaccination centre in Mumbai on March 5, was known as out by a number of social media customers for getting the shot regardless that he’s beneath 60 years of age. Footage and movies of the 50-year-old expertise rising after taking the shot have been doing the rounds since Friday.
On March 1, India started their COVID-19 vaccination drive for folks over 60 years of age and people aged 45 and above with particular co-morbid circumstances. Earlier than that, solely healthcare employees and frontline employees had been eligible to obtain the jab.
“How did he get it when the aged are nonetheless within the queue?” requested an indignant social media consumer. One other consumer talked about within the remark part of the submit, “Is he 60 plus?”.
Whereas Khan is but to acknowledge the backlash, the actor was additionally known as out for sporting a bandana as a substitute of a masks on his face too. Older actor together with Hema Malini and Kamal Haasan additionally obtained their vaccine shot as they’re above 60.
It isn’t the primary time that Khan, who’s a brand new dad after his spouse Kareena Kapoor Khan gave beginning, is courting controversy.
His net collection ‘Tandav’ bumped into bother after it was accused of injuring the non secular sentiments of Hindus. The net collection platform Amazon Prime, its director Abbas Ali Zafar and the group have apologised for unintentionally hurting non secular sentiments.