Sonu Nigam azaan row: While Pooja Bhatt and Wajid Khan took a jibe at the singer, Richa Chadha came out in his support

After filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri, Richa Chadha has now come out in the support of singer Sonu Nigam over his controversial azaan remark

Singer Sonu Nigam on Monday lashed out at “forced religiousness” in India after being woken up by the azaan from a nearby mosque, triggering a torrent of reaction for and against. His tweets gave the social media users a new topic to debate on. Not only the twitterati but people from the industry also expressed their views on the whole controversy.

After Pooja Bhatt, singer and music composer Wajid Khan also took to social media and shared his views on the same. Wajid wrote that he understands that everyone has their point of view, but the same can be done without hurting others sentiments. Here’s what he said:



Reacting to his tweet, Sonu Nigam also took to his social media platform and replied: Dear @wajidkhan7. If for once u stop being a Muslim & simply be a Citizen of India, u will see what everyone is truly talking about. Love

Sonu landed into controversy as he started a debate with his series of tweets on loudspeakers and azaan. The Kal ho naa ho singer posted: God bless everyone. I’m not a Muslim and I have to be woken up by the azaan in the morning. When will this forced religiousness end in India?

Check out his other tweets as well

Here’s what Pooja Bhatt tweeted:

As Sonu’s views went viral, reactions poured in from everywhere around the world. While many criticized the singer for his insensitive post, others came out in his support. Actress Richa Chadha is among the few people from the industry who extended their support. Here’s what she wrote:

Also Read: Sonu Nigam stands by his statement, says it’s about loudspeakers and not azaan

Meanwhile, filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri also wrote in support of  Sonu and said that he will sponsor a campaign against illegal blaring of Azaan and other prayers on loudspeakers. Check out his tweets here:

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