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It’s everyone’s duty to stand up when National Anthem is played, says Randeep Hooda

The Supreme Court On Wednesday Issued An Order That The Complete National Anthem Should Be Played In All Cinema Halls Across The Country Anthem Before The Screening Of A Movie.

PTI | Updated on: 01 Dec 2016, 12:01:02 PM
It’s everyone’s duty to stand up when National Anthem is played, says Randeep Hooda (File Photo)


The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an order that the complete National Anthem should be played in all cinema halls across the country  Anthem before the screening of a movie.

After which Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda said that it is one’s duty to stand up when the National Anthem is being played and not doing so would be disrespectful.

When asked about it, Randeep told reporters, “If they play the National Anthem, it is your duty to stand up and rise to it. I don’t see any problem. I have never ever had the feeling that I can sit and relax when my country’s National Anthem is being played, I don’t think that is in good taste neither it is respectful.”

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The actor was speaking last night at the ‘Brand Vision Summit’, where he bagged an award. Randeep has had a good year in terms of diverse movies ranging from “Sarbjit”, “Sultan” and “Do Lafzo Ki  Kahani” and “Laal Ishq”.

The actor says while it would be good if he gets an award for his work, not getting one wouldn’t take anything away from his hard work.

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“You can never work only for awards. You work for the moment, for the film and who recognizes it or doesn’t, you have no control on that. I certainly have no control on that or never had. If I get, then good, if not, my work won’t become any less,” he said.

Randeep will be next seen in “Battle of Saragarhi”, to be directed by Rajkumar Santoshi.

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First Published : 01 Dec 2016, 11:53:00 AM