India’s ace music director AR Rahman in his latest interview revealed that there is a gang of people that conspires against him in Bollywood. The music director added that the incessant conspiracies against him have reduced working opportunities for him in the Hindi film industry.
AR Rahman said that due to consistent conspiracies against him by the gang in Bollywood he opted to work more in the Tamil film industry. He said a certain group of people spread rumors against him that diminished his chances of working in the industry. The Dil Se famed music director recently directed the music for the last flick of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Dil Bechara.
AR Rahman: gang spread rumors in Bollywood
“I don’t say no to good movies, but I think there is a gang, which, due to misunderstandings, is spreading some false rumors,” asserted the composer.
“When Mukesh Chhabra came to me, I gave him four songs in two days. He told me, ‘Sir, many people said don’t go to him (Rahman). They told me stories after stories’. I heard that and I realized, yeah okay, now I understand why I get less (Bollywood offers) and why the good movies are not coming to me. I am doing dark movies because there is a whole gang working against me. People are expecting me to do stuff, but there is another gang of people preventing that from happening, without them knowing that they are harming,” Rahman said in the interview with an Indian radio station.
“It is fine, because I believe in destiny, and I believe that everything comes from God. So, I am taking my movies and doing my other stuff,” the musician pointed out.
He, however, said that he welcome people to work with him. “All of you are welcome to come to me. Make beautiful movies, and you are welcome to come to me,” said the Oscar-winning AR Rahman. His comments have however stirred another debate on Indian social media.
Ugly face of Bollywood
The death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput triggered the debate on the dark aspects of the Bollywood-nepotism, harassment, undue power influence of celebrities and other issues. The fans of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput attributed his suicide to the factors like exploitation, nepotism, and unwarranted bullying of the actor from the bigwigs of Bollywood.
Bollywood director Abhinav Kashyap accused Salman Khan and his brothers for intimidation and harassment. Abhinav Kashyap accused Salman Khan of sabotaging his career in the film industry.
In the lengthy Facebook post, Abhinav Kashyap explained how the family of Salman Khan and his brothers used their influence to ruin his career. He stated the reason why he did not direct a sequel of the blockbuster movie, Dabangg.
Abhinav further said, “My enemies are sharp, cunning and always attack me from the back and stay hidden. But the best part is after 10 years, I know who my enemies are. Let it be known that they are Salim Khan, Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, and Sohail Khan. There are many other small fry’s but Salman Khan’s family is the head of this venomous serpent. They use a clever mix of ill-gotten money, political clout, and connections with the underworld to intimidate anyone and everyone.”
Accusations on Salman Khan
Bollywood director Abhinav Kashyap made shocking assertions about Salman Khan. Kashyap also exposed the links of the family of Salman Khan with the underworld. He said they used these links to intimidate people. He said Salman Khan and his family consistently sabotaged his projects. Even intimated female members of his family with rape threats. He eventually got divorced and his family broke up in 2017.
Hence, following him AR Rahman too opened up about his harrowing experiences in the Hindi film industry. The accounts of several celebrities reiterate the fact that not everything is good and fascinating behind the silver screen. The world’s second-largest film industry is marred with ugly tales of exploitation, abuses, and broken dreams of several aspirant performers who stepped into the industry for fame and stardom.