Can a film star be the true representative for sportsmen?
Well that’s the controversy IOA inadvertently kicked-off by appointing Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador for the Rio Olympics.
Sporting legends like Milkha Singh and Yogeshwar Dutt are left fuming and asked — Why borrow from Bollywood when we have enough stars in sports?
Meanwhile there are the likes of Hema Malini and Mary Kom who ask, why not? Why shouldn’t Salman’s star power be used for encouraging sports?