India, Aug. 2 -- Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah caused a furore in 2016 when he called late superstar Rajesh Khanna a mediocre actor. Khanna's fans were hurt by Naseer's comments and even his daughter, Twinkle Khanna took offence.

Now, in an interview to Anupama Chopra of Film Companion, Naseeruddin said that he realises that perhaps his comments were uncalled for. When asked if he ever considers keeping silent rather than raking up a new controversy, Naseeruddin said, "Sometimes. When I realise, perhaps, I am preaching to the converted. It's impossible to have a rational argument with a person who has made up his mind. So perhaps the things I said about say, Rajesh Khanna were uncalled for. I overlooked the fact that there are millions ...