In a generation full of modern and upcoming singers, there are still a few who have set their name in stone already and their songs will forever be etched in the minds of their fans. Sonu Nigam is one such celebrity, who has made his mark in Bollywood already and is only getting better and sharper with time. And his stardom is evident from the millions of views his songs get merely on YouTube as well!
Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer, composer, live performer, host, and actor. He is one of the most versatile singers in the Bollywood music industry, who has been accredited with several awards including the Filmfare award and was also nominated for Oscar. However, as it so happens with most famous celebrities, even Sonu Nigam has had his brushes with the paparazzi and made headlines with his controversial words and opinions as well.
Here are some of his most known controversies that have kept gossip and rumor alive in Bollywood even now:
1. According to the Maharashtra State Intelligence Department, Sonu Nigam is on the hit list of the Terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba due to his anti-Muslim comments and activities on social media.
2. Sonu Nigam’s post about the use of loudspeakers in Azaan (Muslim prayer) provoked a greater mass of Indian people.
3. Sonu Nigam was once again on the controversial end making headlines as he decided to deactivate his twitter handle and requested “logical and sensible patriots” to also do the same to protest for the suspension of the Twitter account of singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya.
Though Sonu Nigam created quite a few controversies every now and then, but they did not gather too much miss to his surprise and his image remains untarnished till date.