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Shilpa Shetty apologises for her `derogatory` remark after Valmiki community`s protest

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On Friday, an FIR was lodged against Shilpa Shetty and Salman Khan at Kotwali police station in Rajasthan’s Churu district after members of the Valmiki community staged protests against Salman’s new film Tiger Zinda Hai, alleging that the actor hurt sentiments of the community. Members of the community also alleged that Shilpa had, in a video released earlier, made ‘derogatory’ statements that hurt the community’s sentiments.
Shilpa Shetty tweeted an apology for the same and wrote, “Some of my words from an interview in the past have been misinterpreted.It was never said with the intent of hurting anyone’s feelings…” Shilpa further added, “I apologize if they have. I’m proud to belong to a country that boasts of diverse castes and creeds and I respect each one of them.”

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