NEW DELHI — Superstar Salman Khan says film reviewers are entitled to express their personal views about a movie, but they should refrain from belittling the hard work of a film’s team.

The actor, who is awaiting the release of his film “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” feels that a negative review plays with a viewers’ mind, making them question whether to ‘watch it or not,’ and, in the end, it is the producer who incurs a loss.

“Such people who give reviews should say that they don’t like the movie instead of saying bad things about the movies. Such people don’t influence the movie, but now the ticket prices have also risen, and there are some people who follow the review and might not watch the film because of a bad review, and, because of that, we lose that person’s ticket, which affects the producer,” Khan said during a radio interview on a 92.7 BIG FM show.

The “Dabangg” star is known for his action-filled adventures, woven with music, drama and romance, on the big screen. It is probable that he won’t disappoint his fans this time as well with “Bajrangi Bhaijaan.”

The Kabir Khan directorial narrates the story of a man’s journey from India to Pakistan in his endeavor to take a dumb and mute girl back to her country. It will hit screens July 17.

Asked about the surge of media channels and social platforms with reviewers from all age groups, Khan said that “they can give him a minus rating,” but he doesn’t let it affect him, as he trusts his fan following.

“This is our mistake — there are some actors and producers who think that such reviews will affect their movie, but I say to you guys who give me minus ratings, in fact, don’t even waste ink writing about my movies. I will see if my fans watch the movie or not,” said the “Kick” star.

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