T-Pain's single blocked on YouTube after Mohit Suri, Mithoon allege melody of song similar to 'Tum Hi Ho'
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.
🔥🔥🔥🔥 #Repost @tpain
One more surprise before the year’s over #ThatsYoMoney out now 💰 Still looking for 20 fans to #1UP and help out this holiday season..tag who you’re spending the… https://t.co/0uDOjmlRbS
— INSTAGRAM: @DjMontay (@DjMontay) December 14, 2018
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."
Dunno why but this seems familiar 🙈🙈🙈 #aashiqui2 #tumhiho @TPAIN https://t.co/69NJvAujsT . It’s a melody from Mithun’s song buddy @Mithoon11 @raiisonai @itsBhushanKumar — Mohit Suri (@mohit11481) December 15, 2018
Mithoon also wrote on the micro-blogging site that the song being promoted was an original creation by him for Aashiqui 2.
— Mithoon (@Mithoon11) December 15, 2018
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