Lyricist Manoj Muntashir Sparks Controversy By Calling Mughals ‘Dacoits’ In New Video; Richa Chadha, Neeraj Ghaywan react

Indian Idol lyricist and judge Manoj Muntashir has sparked a new controversy with a new video in which he calls Mughal emperors such as Akbar, Jehangir and Humayun ‘glorified thieves’. His video caption read: “Whose heir are you? Choose your legacy and your heroes ”. Also Read – Indian Idol 12: Manoj Muntashir’s Brilliant Words Will Make You Want To Give Your Father A Big Hug – Watch Video

In the video in which he speaks in Hindi, Manoj says: “The roads leading to our house are named after some glorified robbers like Akbar, Humayun and Jahangir and we continue to applaud, watching opportunistic leaders cut the ribbons.” Read also – Indian Idol 12: ‘Aaj tumne zabaano par taale laga diye’, says Manoj Muntashir after Shanmukhapriya’s fabulous performance – watch video

He went on to say: “In Chittorgarh, one who killed thirty thousand civilians in the name of jihad was the ideal king. The one who held Meena Bazar in front of Agra Fort was jille ilahi. Jille Ilahi means the shadow of God, which God is this whose shadow is so black? He asked the people to choose their heroes and villains by rising above the caste, which has been the tradition of this great country. He added: ‘Who was Ravana? A Brahmin. He was in the direct lineage of Lord Brahma, but Have you seen a brahmin worshiping Ravana? Also read – Indian Idol 12: From Abhijeet Bhattacharya to Sunidhi Chauhan, These Singers Raised Their Eyebrows With Their Shocking Statements

Actor Richa Chadha, filmmaker Neeraj Ghaywan and many others criticized him for his “problematic” views.

“Bigotry mixed with castes,” wrote Neeraj. Richa responded to the tweet and wrote: “Cringe. Bad poetry, impossible to see. You should drop the pseudonym as well. Why take advantage of something you hate so much? “

Writer Vaibhav Vishal tweeted: “The man who made a career with Ishq, Khalish, Mehfooz, Fariyaad, Humsafar and Rashqe Kamar questions our Indo-Islamic legacy and our education, values ​​and choices,” adding: “Good to see the mask coming off, Manoj Remove the word “Muntashir” from your name now. Choose your legacy! “

For those of you who don’t know, Manoj Muntashir had met with RSS boss Mohan Bhagwat earlier this month and posted a photo with him on Twitter.

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