Masakali 2.0: AR Rahman takes a dig at rehash of his Delhi-6 song; Prasoon Joshi criticises T-Series

AR Rahman had originally composed Masakali from the 2009 film Delhi-6.

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Masakali 2.0: AR Rahman takes a dig at rehash of his Delhi-6 song; Prasoon Joshi criticises T-Series

AR Rahman’s composition 'Masakali' from the 2009 film Delhi-6 was well-received by fans and critics alike. The song has now seen a new version that stars Tara Sutaria and Sidharth Malhotra.

In a cryptic tweet, the Oscar-winning music maestro wrote, “Enjoy the original version of Masakali.” Rahman, however, didn’t mention 'Masakali 2.0' in his tweet.

Masakali 20 AR Rahman takes a dig at rehash of his Delhi6 song Prasoon Joshi criticises TSeries

Sidharth Malhotra and Tara Sutaria in a still from 'Masakali 2.0'. Image from YouTube

He posted a link of the original song and wrote, “No short cuts, properly commissioned, sleepless nights, writes and re-writes. Over 200 musicians, 365 days of creative brainstorming with the aim to produce music that can last generations.”

Here is Rahman's tweet

“A team of a director, a composer and a lyricist supported by actors, dance directors and a relentless film crew,” Rahman added.

The lyrics of the original song were penned by Prasoon Joshi. He tweeted to express his dissatisfaction over 'Masakali 2.0'.

Here is Joshi's tweet

The Delhi-6 song, featuring Mohit Chauhan's vocals, was originally picturised on Sonam Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan.

'Masakali 2.0', released via T-Series, has been recreated by Tanishk Bagchi with vocals by Tulsi Kumar and Sachet Tandon. The song has clocked in over 14 million views since its release on Wednesday.

 

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