Badshah releases a statement on ‘Genda Phool’ plagiarism controversy; reveals he is trying to reach out to folk singer Ratan Kahar – Times of India

Badshah and Payal Dev‘s newest tune ‘Genda Phool’ has been trending over the web. The tune that includes Jacqueline Fernandez obtained a lot of appreciation and love from the viewers. However, quickly, Badshah obtained a backlash for plagiarism. Reportedly, a half of the tune is based mostly on Ratan Kahar‘s (a veteran folk singer from the Birbhum district, West Bengal who penned and rendered the tune initially in 1972), folk tune – ‘Boro Loker Biti Lo’.

Musicians got here ahead and acknowledged that Badshah ought to give Ratan Kahar a credit score for his tune. Now, the rapper-singer took to his Twitter to clear the air about the identical. He made a lengthy statement and in addition revealed is trying to get in contact with Ratan Kahar, nonetheless, due to lockdown, he could not because the folk singer lives in a distant space.

Here’s what he shared on his Twitter:

During his Instagram dwell, Badshah stated, “It will be a duty and honour to help an artiste like Ratan Kahar.”

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