Bollywood director and actor Divya Khosla Kumar has posted a video rebutting a collection of barbs from singer Sonu Nigam, who alleged just lately that her husband Bhushan Kumar, the pinnacle of leisure large T-Sequence, begged him for defense from gangster Abu Salem over 20 years in the past.
Sonu Nigam, a well-liked singer who has been away from mainstream Bollywood lately, final week posted a video weblog, the second after actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying. He went on a rant in regards to the “merciless” machinations of the music business and focused Bhushan Kumar, the son of T-Sequence founder Gulshan Kumar who was shot useless in 1997.
In his first video, Sonu Nigam had mentioned: “You may quickly hear about suicides within the music business.”
Divya Khosla Kumar on Wednesday posted an Instagram video with a point-by-point reply to Sonu Nigam’s allegations.
“When tragedy struck T-Sequence household after the dying of Gulshan Kumar, Sonu Nigam thought the corporate will sink and so he signed up with an obscure music firm. He was thankless, he didn’t suppose twice about standing with T-Sequence in a troublesome time, did not take into consideration supporting Gulshan Kumar ji‘s son Bhushan ji, who was solely 18 then,” Divya Khosla Kumar mentioned within the video.
“Relatively he began working with one other music firm, after which the inexperienced Bhushan ji then used to go to him for small assist. Sonu Nigam is now utilizing that part as a leverage right this moment to hit out at T-Sequence. Sonu Nigam claims Bhushan ji requested him ‘mujhe Abu Salem se bacha lo‘ (save me from Abu Salem). I wish to ask one thing now, Sonu Nigam ji, why would Bhushan ji come to you to avoid wasting himself from Abu Salem? I need an investigation. Was there a hyperlink between Abu Salem and Sonu Nigam? Sure, undoubtedly there was. That is why Bhushan ji went to him for assist. Sonu Nigam himself mentioned in his video that Bhushan ji had come to him for assist,” Divya Khosla Kumar mentioned.
Sonu Nigam, in his video, had repeatedly requested the alleged “music mafias” to be variety and thoughtful in the direction of new expertise. “It is very tough for the brand new children, very tough… I converse to each one in all them. They’re troubled that the producer desires to work with them, the director desires to work, even the music composer desires to work with them however the music firm will say: ‘This isn’t our artiste’,” Sonu Nigam had mentioned.
Divya Khosla Kumar reacted sharply to the cost. “For the previous couple of days Sonu Nigam has been operating a marketing campaign towards T-Sequence and Bhushan Kumar ji. T-Sequence has helped hundreds of inventive professionals who’re outsiders, not linked to business, music administrators, singers, actors, administrators. I’ve myself given an opportunity to newcomers. 4 of them – Neha Kakkar, Rakul Preet Singh, Himansh Kohli and composer Arko have grown and located success,” the T-Sequence’ proprietor’s spouse mentioned.
“It is vitally simple to speak hiding on social media, however what number of expertise on the bottom degree have you ever pushed ahead? Nobody, besides your self. You haven’t given any probability to anyone new within the business… And you might be blaming us that we do not give an opportunity to individuals, when in truth 97 per cent individuals working in T-Sequence are outsiders, not business children, they haven’t any earlier hyperlink with the business. We’re all the time on the lookout for new expertise,” she mentioned.
“Sonu Nigam says the business does not give a proper route to expertise. However you are a legend, I wish to ask, you’re a massive star, how many individuals have you ever given an opportunity until right this moment? You are an enormous legend and many individuals have to be coming to you for assist, like ‘Sonu ji mere bete ko madad kar dijiye, hume milwa dijiye T-Sequence mein‘… However you haven’t even come as soon as saying ‘isko probability dedo, yeh bada expertise hai‘, you’ve by no means launched any new expertise to the business, you’ve by no means spoken about giving an opportunity to individuals,” Divya Khosla Kumar mentioned.
“Let me inform you, Sonu Nigam used to sing at Delhi’s Ram Lila for 5 rupees. Gulshan Kumar ji noticed him and noticed expertise, gave him flight ticket, introduced him to Bombay, and mentioned, ‘beta I’ll make you a star’. Now you inform me, Sonu Nigam ji, this was mentioned to you or not? Will you deny it now? Gulshan ji did movies with you, took you to nice heights, however what did you do?”