T-Pain's single blocked on YouTube after Mohit Suri, Mithoon allege melody of song similar to 'Tum Hi Ho'

Indo-Asian News Service

Dec 19, 2018 11:01:00 IST

Mumbai: T-Pain had dropped a "surprise" song, which got blocked on YouTube on copyright grounds after Indian filmmaker Mohit Suri and Mithoon pointed out that the melody used by the Grammy award-winning rapper is the Indian composer's original work which had featured in the 2013 film Aashiqui 2.

Suri, who had helmed the Bollywood film, wrote: "Dunno why, but this seems familiar. Aashiqui 2 'Tum hi ho' T-Pain. It's a melody from Mithoon's song."

Mithoon also wrote on the micro-blogging site that the song being promoted was an original creation by him for Aashiqui 2.

Following their tweets, the video got blocked.

The video of 'Tum hi ho', which was picturised on actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor, has received 213 million views so far.

Updated Date: Dec 19, 2018 11:01:00 IST