Mumbai, Nov. 19 -- Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale on Friday defended his support to actor Kangana Ranaut for her controversial comment. However, he insisted he had not made any insulting remarks against freedom fighters.

In addition, he said it was time for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena to come together for the sake of the nation.

Gokhale said he has his reasons for supporting Ranaut's statement and is entitled to do so, as it is his right as an Indian citizen. "I don't know Kangana, nor have I worked with her. However, I was unfairly targeted after I supported her statement. Let me make it clear, I have said nothing about the freedom fighters," said Gokhale.

He said the popular slogan that our freedom was attained witho...