According to reports, Rahman ended the concert at 2 AM at MetLife stadium with his all-time blockbuster song Urvasi Urvasi of Tamil version. Music is all about love and harmony.”
Many celebrities on social media have expressed their shock while slamming the trolls for targeting the maestro who has brought so many laurels for the country. Talking about the controversy, Rahman’s sister A R Raihanah told Times Now, “We did have a pretty good number of Hindi songs. We should think as Indians. Singers Hariharan, Kailash Kher, Jonita Gandhi, Benny Dayal, Mika Singh and Neeti Mohan were also part of the gig. We should not think small. There were some songs sung in Hindi like Humma Humma, Enna Sona, Dil Se Re and Dil Hai Chota Sa. Rahman’s latest concert called ‘Netru, Indru, Naalai’ (Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow) in Wembley that was held on July 8 became one of the highly debated topics on social media after a few disgruntled fans allegedly walked out of the show as Rahman did not sing many Hindi songs. I love the way how people have supported for all these years without them I’m nothing. And the audience requested the maestro to sing the song ‘once more’. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd We try to be honest. Reacting to the controversy, Rahman maintained his trademark composure and said he is ‘nothing without his fans’. I’m grateful to all of them,” he told the media in New York, where he was attending IIFA Awards. #BREAKING: AR Rahman speaks out on Wembley controversy pic.twitter.com/w22NcPc8Xf
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However, the fans at Rahman’s New York concert, IIFA Rocks, had no qualms about Tamil songs in the list. “It’s too late right,” said Rahman but he performed Humma Humma nevertheless, reported IANS. “We try our best. I think we are Indians. It’s an Indian language. The issue had garnered a polarising response from the fans and sparked a serious debate about music and the language barriers. Watch videoAR Rahman’s UK concert disappointed fans, 5 reasons which explain why you are ignorant if you were among themOscar winning music composer AR Rahman’s recent concert in London had sparked a controversy, after many trolled him on social media for singing mostly Tamil songs. So, we should think beyond boundaries. 2017-07-16T12:00:52+00:00″>
Published:July 16, 2017 12:00 pm
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