#AzaanRow: Sunil Grover tweets in support of Sonu Nigam

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr 19 (ANI): 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. Sunil wrote, "I know @sonunigam sir he won't hurt anyone's religious sentiments ever. He respects all.Lets not misinterpret n give it a religious tinge." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I know <a href="https://twitter.com/sonunigam">@sonunigam</a> sir he won&#39;t hurt anyone&#39;s religious sentiments ever. He respects all.Lets not misinterpret n give it a religious tinge.</p>&mdash; Sunil Grover (@WhoSunilGrover) <a href="https://twitter.com/WhoSunilGrover/status/854403041122029568">April 18, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Sunil Grover is himself at the center of controversies following his ugly spat with Kapil Sharma. For the unversed, Sonu, who was woken up to the sound of Azaan early in the morning, took social media by storm after terming the practice as "forced religiousness," on April 17. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">God bless everyone. I&#39;m not a Muslim and I have to be woken up by the Azaan in the morning. When will this forced religiousness end in India</p>&mdash; Sonu Nigam (@sonunigam) <a href="https://twitter.com/sonunigam/status/853758848133242880">April 16, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> His controversial tweets evoked a mixed response on the Internet and among every genre of people in the nation. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Dear everyone. Your stand exposes your own IQ. I stand by my statement that loudspeakers should not be allowed in Mosques & Temples. Period</p>&mdash; Sonu Nigam (@sonunigam) <a href="https://twitter.com/sonunigam/status/854232105009561600">April 18, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Later, he went on to explain his earlier tweets and said, "When I am talking about Loudspeakers, I did mention Temples and Gurudwaras too." (ANI)
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