Mumbai: Comedian Sunil Grover in his latest tweet has made it amply clear that he supports singer Sonu Nigam in the Azaan row.
While the film industry remains divided in its opinion, TV’s favourite comedian Sunil Grover stood in support of Sonu Nigam. Sunil wrote on his Twitter account: I know @sonunigam sir he won’t hurt anyone’s religious sentiments ever. He respects all.Lets not misinterpret n give it a religious tinge.
For the uninitiated, Sonu Nigam found himself in the eye of the storm on Monday (April 17) when he took to Twitter to express his anger at being woken up by the morning Azaan (the Islamic call to prayer in mosques) and termed the use of loudspeakers as “forced religiousness” and “gundagardi”.
The singer faced severe backlash on social media as his statements were viewed as insensitive towards Muslims. However, Sonu firmly stood his ground. Following the backlash, he posted another tweet on Tuesday stating that he stood by his earlier remarks.