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AR Rahman Takes A Dig At T Series’ ‘Masakali 2.0’; Prasoon Joshi, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Echo His Sentiments

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On Wednesday, April 8, T Series released a song titled ‘Masakali 2.0’ featuring Tara Sutaria and Sidharth Malhotra, a remix version of the original song ‘Masakali’ that featured in the 2009 Delhi 6. While the original composition by AR Rahman was a chartbuster, the new version is nothing short of a mess.

AR Rahman took to Twitter on Wednesday evening and put out a tweet showing just how unhappy he was.

Read, T Series Has Remixed AR Rahman’s Masakali; It’s Awful

No shortcuts, properly commissioned, sleepless nights, writes and rewrites. Over 200 musicians, 365 days of creative brainstorming with the aim to produce music that can last generations. A team of director, a composer and a lyricist supported by actors, dance directors, and a relentless film crew. Lots of love and prayers A.R. Rahman,” read the note in the tweet.

He also wrote, “Enjoy the original #Masakali” and added the link to the song. He had also tagged the handles of the Delhi 6 crew – director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, singer Mohit Chauhan, and lyricist Prasoon Joshi.

The musician also uploaded a photo on his Instagram account that seemed to sum up his mood.

 

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Earlier, in an interview the composer had said that he wasn’t happy with the remix of Humma Humma from Bombay which featured in the 2017 Ok Jaanu as ‘Humma Humma’.

Rakeysh Om Mehra, the director of Delhi 6, Prasoon Joshi who wrote the lyrics and Mohit Chauhan echoed the makers sentiments with tweets of their own.

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