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Sonu Nigam shaves head, asks cleric to pay Rs 10 lakh - Times of India

MUMBAI/KOLKATA: It's not unusual for community leaders to stoke a controversy for attention, but singer Sonu Nigam seems to have stolen a march over a cleric who announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh for anyone who would shave the singer's head, put a ...and more »

Sonu Nigam shaves off his head, insists that he's not anti-Muslim - Times of India

Sonu Nigam, who created a storm with his tweets on the use of loudspeakers in morning prayers at mosques, addressed the media at his house to clear his stand over the issue. The singer also invited celebrity hairstylist Aalim Hakim to cut his hair, in ...and more »

Tweet row: Sunil Grover speaks up in support of Sonu Nigam - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: After receiving backlash following his posts about 'forced religiousness', Sonu Nigam has found some support in Sunil Grover. The 39-year-old-actor took to twitter and said that Sonu's intention was not to hurt anybody's religious sentiments ...and more »

Sonu Nigam answers censure with tonsure - Times of India

Sonu Nigam lost his hair, but had the last laugh - today, at least. In the brouhaha over his azaan tweet, Syed Sha Atef Ali Al Quaderi, vice president, West Bengal Minority United Council, had issued a fatwa offering Rs10 lakh to anyone who would shave ...and more »

Sonu Nigam Calls Azaan 'Cacophony': Indian Singer's Muslim Prayer Call Controversy On Twitter Misinterpreted? - The Inquisitr

Indian Singer Sonu Nigam is in the middle of a controversy, after he said in a tweet that Muslim prayer calls are nothing but cacophony. He also said on Twitter that it is “forced religiousness.” Nigam, regarded as one of the top singers Bollywood has ...and more »

Let's Face It, Sonu Nigam's Tweet Was Never About Noise Pollution - Huffington Post India

Sonu Nigam's tweet, complaining about being woken up by azaan, the call to prayer from mosques, resulted in widespread outrage on, well, Twitter. Naturally, the selective targeting of one particular religion had to be balanced out. No loudspeakers in ...and more »

Complaint filed against Sonu Nigam over 'loudspeakers' tweet - Times of India

A written complaint was filed today against singer Sonu Nigam in Marathwada's Aurangabad over his tweet criticising of the use of loudspeakers for broadcasting sermons and calls to prayers, police said. "We have received a written complaint against the ...and more »

Sonu Nigam may fuss over azaan but the muezzin calls many faithfuls to prayers - Hindustan Times

For many Hindus, it did not matter if it the azaan was a purely Islamic tradition. Many woke up to the azaan and never complained. It made sense as the time was just perfect to get ready a for day on their farmland. opinion Updated: Apr 27, 2017 07:35 ...and more »

'Keep 10 lakh ready', Sonu Nigam tells maulvi who reportedly offered money for shaving his head - Scroll.in

The singer went bald after a news report called for the punishment in response to his criticism of the morning call to prayer. by Scroll Staff. Published Apr 19, 2017 · 02:11 pm Updated Apr 19, 2017 · 04:43 pm. 'Keep 10 lakh ready', Sonu Nigam tells ...and more »

Even though Sonu Nigam has his say and loudspeakers are banned, forced religiousness is here to stay - India Today

With religion and politics intricately intertwined, it is almost impossible to separate religion from politics. Kumar Shakti Shekhar · Kumar.ShaktiShekhar@intoday.com. New Delhi, April 19, 2017 | UPDATED 20:19 IST. A +A -. Sonu Nigam. Photo: PTI. On ...and more »