MOHAMMAD-KALEEM

ASSOCIATED PRESS

A Fallen Hero Does Not Make A Villain

Last week, my social media saw a deluge of opinions on the Salman verdict. An article on Firstpost was titled "But Bhai is a good guy: Support for Salman Khan a win for his PR but media's failure". The writer of the piece seems to be baffled by the fondness demonstrated for Khan by his loved ones, fans and Bollywood in general. She also criticises the media for carrying stories about his philanthropic work. I want to ask the writer of this piece (I'll call her "Ms. Writer"), a few things.