The statue of Gandhi on the Churchilllaan in Amsterdam was covered with red paint and the pedestal has 'racist' chalked on it.
The conversation began with the actor sharing his experience of working in the American series, New Amsterdam, in which he plays the lead character named Dr Vijay Kapoor.
The Indian government has also ordered all passengers arriving from the UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Kuwait to remain under compulsory quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days from March 18.
They have been stranded at the Amsterdam airport after their flight was turned back mid-air two hours away from Delhi airport.
Amsterdam-Delhi flight with around 100 Indians turns back mid-air as India denies permission to land
Passengers on the KLM flight, which had been due to arrive in the Indian capital early Saturday, included a pregnant woman who needed medical treatment on returning to Amsterdam.