The veteran politician was in all praise for Aamir and said that he had not watched such a good movie for a long time. He also praised Aamir and the script writer Amole Gupte for making movie on such a difficult subject. Aamir had arranged this special screening after he came to know Advani was keen to watch the movie. [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Advani had also watched Aamir's Oscar nominated movie Lagaan and liked it very much. Very few people are aware of the fact that Advani started his career as a movie critic and continues to be a movie buff. This might prove to be a boon for Aamir who had to face ban on his movies in Gujarat by the BJP after he supported the Narmada Bachao Andolan in 2006.