Actor Satish Shah’s Response To Racist Comment At UK’s Heathrow Airport Wins Internet
Actor Satish Shah’s reaction to a racist comment he received at UK’s Heathrow airport is going viral on social media. Put on Twitter, ‘Sarabhai vs Sarabhai’ The actor revealed that he was at the airport, preparing to board a flight when he overheard staff at Heathrow airport questioning how they (probably Mr. first class airline tickets. To this, Mr. Shah said that he responded calmly.
“I replied with a proud smile ‘because we are Indians’ after I overheard a Heathrow employee asking my spouse ‘how can they get a first class ticket? “, Mr. Shah revealed.
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I replied with a proud smile “because we are Indians” after I overheard a Heathrow employee wonderingly asking his spouse “how do they get first class tickets?” best?”
— satish shah🇮🇳 (@sats45) January 2, 2023
Mr Shah’s tweet has garnered more than 11,000 likes and several comments. Heathrow Airport also responded to the tweet apologizing for the incident. “Good morning, we’re sorry to hear about this encounter. Can you send us a direct message?” the airport wrote in the comments.
Some internet users also praised Mr. Shah for standing up to the racist remarks. Some even called on the British government to take the necessary measures.
“We need Miss Sarabhai there. She will give a savage answer. This is fine, just like typical Mr. Sarabhai. Miss that series,” one user wrote. “Next time please write one more line that whatever they get today is due to Indian money, their ancestors plundered,” another said.
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A third user commented: “@HeathrowAirport Please teach your staff how to behave and get over the silly and outdated thinking about being out of the race. The world is so progressive these days.. Like actors. Our respected senior tweeted below, We can afford it. We don’t do this to your citizens, do we?” The fourth added, “Ironically, isn’t it. The looters asked the rich in the beginning how they got their wealth.”
Satish Shah, who has appeared in several Bollywood films, is best known for his role in the popular TV comedy series. ‘Sarabhai vs Sarabhai’. He also appeared as a judge on the TV show’Comedy Circus’.
Mr. Shah has starred in films such as ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!’, ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’, ‘Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai’, ‘Main Hoon Na’ and ‘Khichdi: The Movie’, among others. He was last seen in the 2014 movie ‘Humshakals’.
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