Brainless to cover small celebrity issues on TV: Emraan

Actor Emraan Hashmi plays a crime reporter in his forthcoming film "Rush" and feels there is more important news out there than covering celebrity issues.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | 3:18:44 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Actor Emraan Hashmi plays a crime reporter in his forthcoming film "Rush" and feels there is more important news out there than covering celebrity issues.

"There is more important news out there. If you want to show breaking news - like a star slapping someone in a restaurant - if that becomes a breaking news and runs the whole day, I think that's something unimaginable. I think, there are some more relevant stories, anything else, but not this," the 33-year-old said here Tuesday in an interview.

He feels that celebrity news should be shown as "a small snippet".

"How can you keep playing the loop the entire day? That's just a no-brainer, there is nothing there, but again the people are watching it," he added.

When asked which recent case would interest him as a crime reporter, Emraan said: "I remember seeing Aarushi's (murder) case. I think that was something that baffled everyone at that time and even now... it is something, you know, will always be a kind of question mark."

He added that he followed the news despite his busy schedule and constant travelling.

"I think, that is one piece that I have followed the most. It was very shocking because it's kind of very close to our world. We get shocked when it's probably close to our world," he said.

Directed by Priyanka Desai and late Shamin Desai, "Rush" also stars Neha Dhupia, Sagarika Ghatge and Aditya Pancholi and hits theatres Friday.

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Posted on: 24 October 2012 at 2:54pm
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Posted on: 24 October 2012 at 12:22pm
wow honest respect for emmy has gain even more...i agree...i got fed up during ash-abhi marriage...the whole news were covered abt their wedding only...i got irritated...was it so important in the first place...everyone in the world is getting married...abhi-ash is not the only couple...from then on i never tune in indian news channel...there is alot more issues happening in the world and these news people for money and cheap publicity only covers celebrity personal lives which noone is interested in...who the hell cares for ash-abhi...saif-kareena marriage...or saif had a tiff in the restaurant...srk-salman fight...srk tussle with cricket officials...if they want to show it with minimum not show it taking the whole news channel...

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Posted on: 24 October 2012 at 7:43am
Emraan is one actor who is underrated.

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