Artists need to ‘shut up’ on politics: A R Rahman

Rahman also stated he had no idea that his suggested assertion on Friday — that “if these things take place in India, then it isn’t always my India” — would create a hurricane on social media.

Academy-award prevailing composer A R Rahman on Saturday stated he did now not realize the murdered journalist Gauri Lankesh or her paintings, however became taken aback by the “cruelty” of her homicide. Rahman additionally stated he had no idea that his mentioned assertion on Friday — that “if these things take place in India, then it is not my India” — might create a storm on social media.

“I didn’t recognise her. I saw the information inside the middle of a recording and my musician heart turned into simply bowled over. We come from the kingdom of Gandhi. I changed into shocked to see the cruelty, that something like that would take place in my united states,” Rahman stated on Saturday.

Gauri Lankesh changed into shot useless by unidentified guys at the door of her house in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Rahman’s in advance announcement become criticised as being consultant of his “left leanings” and for being allegedly in opposition to the NDA authorities.

Gauri Lankesh changed into shot lifeless through unidentified guys at the door of her residence in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Rahman’s in advance declaration become criticised as being consultant of his “left leanings” and for being allegedly against the NDA government.

On Saturday, the composer said, “I assume a number of true matters are occurring inside the government at this point and I am very proud of them. It’s also important to cope with the problems and not end up like another united states. We are so complex. We are from exclusive cultures. There is some thing in this Indianness that holds us together.”

—— Reported by Toukir Ahmed

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