Superstar Salman Khan, who is riding high on the success of Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Jaan, leaves no stone unturned to grab headlines. He is known for his witty answers and sarcastic sarcasm. The actor recently hosted the 68th Filmfare Awards held in Mumbai. Interestingly, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Gangubai Kathiawadi bagged the maximum number of awards. However, viewers felt the star-studded night turned a little sour for one of the winners. Composer Ankit Balhara, who won the Best Background Score award for the film, was mocked on stage by Salman for expressing his feelings for his mother, and this did not go down well with netizens. Scroll down to read the details!
Ankit and his brother Sanchit Balhara, who was also his creative partner, won a Filmfare Award for the brilliant background score of Gangubai. Interestingly, he was also the composer behind the music of Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathan. After Ankit received the award, he was stopped by Salman as he wanted to crack some funny jokes, however, his jokes were not well received, and many found him downright rude.
Salman Khan to host the 68th Filmfare Awards Manish Paul, is garnering a lot of backlash for his insensitive way of joking with music composer Ankit Balhara. The clip from the award night is going viral, in which the actor can be seen making fun of Ankit. Recently, it was shared by an Instagram page, being_amerSalmanic. In the clip, Salman asks Ankit, “Did you work in Koi Mil Gaya?” As the musician smiled, he said, “Cry do cry do. We need someone who can come here and cry. Ankit thanks her and says he wants to say something to his mother.
the musician sang mohammad rafi song, and while she was singing, Salman Khan interrupted her with fake crying and hugged her, and then, he kicked her out of the stage, which many found rude. The viral video created a lot of headlines, and many criticized the actor in the comments section.
One user wrote, “I am a big fan of Salman sir par idhar aapne galat kiya.”
“He is so stupid. He has no respect. Buddha happened but famine did not come.”
“This is so insensitive! He is dedicating the song to his mother and you guys are not letting him finish the song.”
“Flying is essential to everyone’s fun.”
“It is only this much ego that drowns a person.”
However, many people also came in support of Salman Khan and said that it was just for fun.
Check out the video below:
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