Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam has landed into serious trouble after his tweets against waking up to Azaan.
Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam’s tweets against waking up to the azaan call on Monday morning, created a stir in the industry. The singer did not calm down and also responded to a West Bengal maulvi’s Rs 10-lakh tonsure challenge.
Sonu Nigam took the challenge up and called Hakim to the press conference to shave his head. The singer said he wanted to respond to the ‘fatwa’ in the language of love. “The one who is cutting my hair is a Muslim and I am a Hindu. There is no animosity. The same language of ‘fatwa’ can be communicated in a language of love,” he said.
After shaving off his head, Sonu raised the intolerance debate and said, “This [protests against his comments] also signifies how intolerant we are. That’s why I decided to do what he (maulvi) wanted. Tumne jo kaha, maine kiya. Ab bol.”
Once making it clear that his tweets were against the loudspeakers and not against the religion, Sonu Nigam said, “Jahalat (partial knowledge) ki hadh hoti hai. I consider Mohammed Rafi my guru. My driver is a Muslim. I am not anti-Muslim, …read more