Popular singer Sonu Nigam founded himself in a mess
recently when he expressed his anger upon being woken up by the
morning Azaan (the Islamic call to prayer in mosques) via a
He tweeted, "God bless everyone. I'm not a Muslim and I have to
be woken up by the azaan in the morning. When will this forced
religiousness end in India."
Within no time, he was trolled by Muslim community members and
organizations with protests and some planning to take legal action
against him for his series of controversial tweets and use of terms
such as 'gundagardi' and 'forced religiousness'.
He further clarified his stance in a series of tweets and told
that it is a social issue and not a religious one. A fatwa has been
issued against the singer. Later, the singer went on to shave his
head in protest.
While the film fraternity remains divided in its opinion,
television's most popular comedian, Sunil Grover has come out in
support of Sonu Nigam. Sunil took to Twitter to show his support
for the singer.
He wrote, "I know @sonunigam sir he won't hurt anyone's
religious sentiments ever. He respects all.Lets not misinterpret n
give it a religious tinge."
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