Singer Shubhneet Singh is a poplar singer with the likes of Virat Kohli and Yo Yo Honey Singh appreciating his work. Nevertheless, he’s presently on the centre of a brand new controversy amid the entire Khalistani situation with the Canadian authorities.
Shubhneet Singh, a Canadian singer, has discovered himself in the course of a political controversy. Amid the rising stress between India and Canada over the allegations made by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, calls for for a mass ban in opposition to Shubhneet have emerged within the nation. The favored singer enjoys a fan base of thousands and thousands together with distinguished celebs like Virat Kohli and Yo Yo Honey Singh who’ve gone on document previously to understand his work. Nevertheless, as the most recent situation escalated on-line, Indian celebs unfollowed Shubh on social media. Right here’s extra in regards to the singer and the controversy intimately:
Who’s Shubhneet Singh And What’s The Entire Controversy About?
Shubhneet, referred to as Shubh amongst his group of followers, is a 26-year-old singer and music composer based mostly out of Canada. Born in August 1998, he was introduced up in Canada by his mother and father who each work as professors. Shubh belongs to a Punjabi Sikh household and has a youthful brother, Ravneet Singh, who’s additionally an actor and a singer. Shubhneet is sort of fashionable in Canada and among the many lovers of Punjabi music all around the world. It’s not been a very long time since he discovered fame after releasing his breakthrough single ‘We Rollin’ within the yr 2021. He made his singing debut with a single titled ‘Don’t Look’ with one other Canadian singer Imran Thiara in the identical yr. Nevertheless, it was ‘We Rollin’ that took him all around the world. Later, he launched his different fashionable singles together with ‘Elevated’ and ‘Offshore’. Earlier this yr, he launched his debut album titled ‘Still Rollin’ which was ranked sixteenth on Billboard Canadian Albums Charts. He’s now scheduled to carry out in India in 10 cities this month.
Forward of his India tour, Shubhneet, earlier this month, took to his Instagram tales and shared a photograph. He wrote ‘Pray For Punjab’ on the photograph and that triggered the entire nation. The photograph that he shared and later deleted confirmed a distorted map of India sans the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and the North Japanese states. The photograph went viral very quickly and introduced a complete ire for the singer who was known as a ‘Khalistani supporter’ for his act.
Kangana Ranaut Calls Shubhneet Singh a ‘Criminal’
His tales didn’t go unnoticed by the celebs and actor Kangana Ranaut, who’s all the time vocal in issues of nationalism and politics, took to her social media to vehemently criticise Shubh. Sharing the screenshot of the submit that the singer shared in his Instagram tales, Kangana wrote, “Yeh Khalistani Virs wali bimari wahan kaafi Punjabi celebrities ko pakdi hue hai… beheading India in its map should have serious legal consequences… GOI must make strong laws against such criminals… do din jail ki hawa khilake, inke dimaag ke Khalistan mein answer bhar do, fill in the blanks kr do inn sabka (sic).”
BJP Calls for Ban on Shubhneet’s Upcoming India Live performance
Later, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the ruling celebration BJP, opposed Shubh’s upcoming live performance. The singer is ready for his ‘Still Rollin India Tour’ within the subsequent three days which goes to be a three-month-long live performance taking place in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad and Pune amongst different cities. The BJYM has additionally filed a written criticism in opposition to the singer and has submitted a memorandum to the Commissioner of Police in Mumbai, requesting motion in opposition to Shubh and the cancellation of all his performances in India. They’ve additionally demanded to register an FIR in opposition to him.
boAt Withdraws Its Sponsorship From Shubhneet’s Occasion
In the meantime, following the outrage, Indian electronics model boAt introduced its official withdrawal from Shubh’s live performance in India. In an announcement launched within the media, the corporate made its stand clear on the difficulty and introduced that they’re ‘true Indians’. “At boAt, while our commitment to the incredible music community runs deep, we are first & foremost a true Indian brand. Therefore, when we became aware of the remarks made by artist Shubh earlier this year, we chose to withdraw our sponsorship from the tour (sic),” they stated.
Shubh hasn’t spoken on the matter but and no official assertion has been made relating to the postponement or cancellation of his scheduled India tour from September 23.