ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » World No Tobacco Day: Vivek Oberoi says Bollywood doesn’t promote smoking
 

World No Tobacco Day: Vivek Oberoi says Bollywood doesn’t promote smoking

Don't accuse films for promoting smoking, urges Vivek
By Indo-Asian News Service
Thu, May 31, 2012 10:27:00 GMT
 

World No Tobacco Day: Vivek Oberoi says Bollywood doesn’t promote smoking Vivek Oberoi at the campaign launch
On World No Tobacco Day Thursday, actor Vivek Oberoi has urged people to stop accusing Bollywood for popularising smoking as he feels that films are a mirror to society and not vice-versa.

"What all will you stop? Rape scenes, terrorism in films? Then let's make cartoons. It's very difficult. I think it's asking to strangle creativity. Because as you said, films are a mirror of the society. A mirror copies you, you should not copy the mirror," the 35-year-old said here Wednesday at a promotional event held for World No Tobacco Day.

Photo Gallery: Vivek Oberoi launches ‘Cigarette Bujhao Life Banao’ campaign

"Films are an image of life, it borrows from life, let life not borrow from films. Let's set an example," he added.

Meanwhile, when asked if he ever sets a condition of not smoking in a film before signing it, Vivek Oberoi said: "I don't set any such conditions. As an actor that's not my right. The director, the script - it's their decision."

"Yes, I try, I ask them if they can manage without this. If they say yes, like it has happened in some films, I was supposed to smoke and I said I'd rather not and if it's possible please adjust it and some people adjust," he added.

Vivek Oberoi has been associated with the Cancer Patient Aid Association for the past 10 years.

Every year May 31 is observed as World No Tobacco Day.
Madhuri Dixit roots for 'Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi'
 
Kim Kardashian says sorry to India
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
‘Great Grand Masti’ will have a lot of masti: Vivek Oberoi
‘Great Grand Masti’ will have a lot of masti: Vivek Oberoi
They’re back! Amar, Meet and Prem in ‘Great Grand Masti’
They’re back! Amar, Meet and Prem in ‘Great Grand Masti’
Aila! 'Great Grand Masti' shoot begins!
Aila! 'Great Grand Masti' shoot begins!
On Akshya Tritiya, Vivek Oberoi blessed with a baby girl
On Akshya Tritiya, Vivek Oberoi blessed with a baby girl
Tags :
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Esha Gupta walks the ramp at LFW 2015

LFW: Arjun Rampal looks a heartthrob on the ramp

Ileana D’Cruz scorches ramp at LFW 2015

Pix: Lovely Kriti Sanon wows on the ramp at LFW Winter/Festive

Aditi Rao Hydari, Dia Mirza, Shriya Saran at LFW 2015 grand finale

Stunning Kareena Kapoor turns showstopper for LFW Winter/Festive 2015 grand finale

LFW’s big moment: Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput hand-in-hand at Masaba’s show

Pix: Shah Rukh Khan wraps up ‘Dilwale’ song shoot with Kajol in Iceland
Wallpapers 

Hero Wallpapers

Bajirao Mastani Wallpapers

Jazbaa Wallpapers

Raees Wallpapers

Bajrangi Bhaijaan Wallpapers

Katti Batti Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Vidya Balan

Aditi Rao Hydari

Lara Dutta
New Movies 

Phantom

All Is Well

Manjhi - The Mountain Man
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif wow in ‘Bang Bang’ song video 'Tu Meri'

Shahid Kapoor in the 'Haider' song ‘Bismil’

‘Raja Natwarlal’ song ‘Namak Paare’ featuring Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor