If you’re not up to date with the entire Sonu Nigam-Azaan controversy, here’s the gist: Sonu tweeted about how he is forced to wake up early because of azaan in a nearby mosque, and how loudspeakers in religious places is ‘forced religiousness’. This angered many, while a few took sides with him.
Now here’s the fun part- A cleric recently announced a challenge: He announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anybody who could tonsure (shave off the head for religious purposes) the singer and garland him with ‘chappals’. Sonu Nigam took it upon himself to complete the challenge, and has asked the cleric to keep the money ready.
Here he is in the press meet talking about the challenge:
To shave or not to shave, is the question. Here’s 5 reasons why Sonu lowkey really wants to shave his head:
India is a hot country, ain’t it? And with the current heat wave, any sane person would want to go bald, wouldn’t they?
Resurrect his acting career
Maybe he’s trying to get into character for a new movie? Remember Jaani Dushman? No? Okay.
Vin diesel fan
There’s bhai ke fans. Saaruk ke fans. He’s just a big ol’ Diesel ka fan
Or maybe just attention issues?