New Delhi, Jan 28: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan discovered himself on the centre of an issue after a video of him allegedly slapping an individual went viral on social media on Saturday, following which the famend Pakistani singer mentioned it was an try and tarnish his picture.
Within the purported video, Khan might be seen repeatedly hitting and slapping the person, whom he later recognized as his protege Naveed Hasnain, with a slipper asking “The place is my bottle?”
Khan’s title began trending on X hours after the 1.03-minute clip went viral, with many customers calling out the singer for his misbehaviour. It couldn’t be ascertained when and the place the mentioned video was filmed.
The singer, identified for hit Hindi film songs comparable to “Mann ki Lagan” and “Jiya Dhadak Dhadak”, later shared a sequence of movies on Instagram as a clarification.
Khan, 49, termed the viral video an “inside matter” between a grasp and his disciple.
“No matter you have got seen in these movies is about an inside matter between an ustaad (grasp) and a shagird (protege). When a protege does a very good job, we bathe a number of them and after they make a mistake, we punish them as properly… I had apologised to him on the identical time…” the favored singer mentioned within the video, which additionally featured Hasnain and his father.
In a separate video, Khan mentioned the one who shot the video was making an attempt to tarnish his picture.
“These are makes an attempt to defame me and paint me as a tyrant, however I ask them to check out themselves first,” he added.
Many X customers slammed Khan and claimed that the brouhaha was over “a misplaced bottle of alcohol”.
In accordance with Hasnain, he had misplaced a bottle which contained “holy water”.
“I had forgotten the place I stored that bottle which had ‘pir sahab ka dum ka paani’ (holy water). God is aware of our ustaad loves us so much too. Whoever has recorded that video is a blackmailer. This particular person is making an attempt to defame my ustaad ji,” he mentioned.
Hasnain additionally mentioned his household and Khan’s relationship transcends 40 years and no matter one noticed within the viral clip was a “lie”.
“He can hit me, scold me, he’s my ustaad. That video is a lie and an try and malign my ustaad’s popularity,” he added in one other video.
The criticism on social media didn’t cease even after Khan tried to clear the air, with many terming his clarification about hitting his protege “lame” and “embarrassing”. (AGENCIES)
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