Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya called Pakistani ghazal maestro, Ghulam Ali a person who belonged to a dengue infested terrorist country.
Ghulam Ali had been invited by the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. He was supposed to perform for Jagjit Singh’s death anniversary. But the show was called of after Shiv Sena took to the streets to protest.
So called Hindu political parties jst shout 4 mileage bt never tk action agnst these Dengu Artists from terrorist country
— abhijeet (@abhijeetsinger) October 8, 2015
As if this was not enough, Indian singer Abhijeet opened a swirl of abuses on Twitter. He said that Pakistani singers did not come to India on merit but because of their connections.
Sawant even lashed out director Mahesh Bhatt and Actor Farhan Akhtar for supporting Indian Muslims on Twitter.
Responding to the criticism, Ustad Gulam Ali said he is “not angry but hurt: from this response, an Indian newspaper quoted.
Abhijeet was known as the voice of Shah Rukh Khan in late 90’s and early 2000, gained popularity for his songs like ‘Chaand Taare’, ‘Tumhe Jo Maine Dekha’ and ‘Suno Na’.