Ever for the reason that recreated model of Masakali track, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Tara Sutaria, launched on the web, the monitor has change into a speaking level for the mistaken causes. Masakali 2.0 has upset many, together with Rahman, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, singer Mohit Chauhan and director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
Many netizens slammed the makers for ruining the long-lasting Delhi 6 track. Amid all this, rapper Badshah provided his opinion on the continuing controversy surrounding Masakali 2.0.
While talking to Mumbai Mirror, Badshah mentioned that all of it boils right down to viewers’s response. The tabloid quoted him as saying, “Comparisons are inevitable. I loved the Aankh Marey remix more than the original. My 2015 song Wakhra Swag was recently remixed for a film without my knowledge. It worked but I’m still asked to play my version wherever I go.”
He additional mentioned AR Rahman had praised his model of Humma Humma. “We were at an event and he called me from the other end of the room, to say that he really liked my remixed version of Humma Humma,” mentioned the rapper.
The Masakali remix has been composed by Tanishk Bagchi, however filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who directed Delhi-6 mentioned that one cannot blame Bagchi. “He has done it, but I won’t hang him for that. Someone thought about doing it, financed it, shot it, there are people who acted in it,” he was quoted as saying.
On the opposite hand, AR Rahman did not mince his phrases in the case of criticizing the remix. The music composer not directly took a dig on the track in his Twitter submit which learn, “No short cuts, properly commissioned, sleepless nights, writes and re-writes. Over 200 musicians, 365 days of creative brainstorming with the aim to produce music that can last generations. A team of a Director, a Composer and a Lyricist supported by actors, dance directors and a relentless film crew.” (sic)
Meanwhile, just lately, Badshah discovered himself within the midst of an issue, when he was accused of utilizing Ratan Kahar’s lyrics within the track Genda Phool.
Talking about it to Mumbai Mirror, he opened up, “If it was a case of plagiarism, we would be facing the consequences by now. The original song has been recreated several times in the past, even in Bengali films, and Ratan ji has never been credited. It’s sad because royalties are an artiste’s only source of income. I want to share the royalty of this song with him.”