Naseeruddin Shah, in an interview with 'Karwan e Mohabbat', said, "I'm...furious with...love jihad tamasha." He revealed when he was about to marry actress Ratna Pathak Shah, his mother asked if he'd want her to convert to his religion and his answer was no. "My mother agreed. She said, 'How can someone be asked to change their religion?'," said Naseeruddin.