Indian musician Shantanu Mukherjee popularly known as Shaan has been a prominent part of the Indian music industry over the years. He began his musical career as a young boy by singing jingles for commercials. However, if today you ask anyone who is Shaan, then you will witness the impact he has created on everyone with his amazing singing skills.
He was born into a musical family and is the son of a well-known music director. He got his first song in 1995 as a playback vocalist in the movie Balwaan, and there was no looking back for him after that. His song Chaand Taare became an instant hit.
Over the years, he has worked with some of the top music directors in the business and contributed his voice to several superhit songs from Bollywood movies. Shaan’s voice is known for its adaptability; he can sing with ease in a variety of musical genres, including pop, rock, jazz, and classical.
However, his ability to engage with his fans is what sets him apart from other celebrities and singers. To please his fans, he always posts something different on his social media profiles.
Recently, on the occasion of Eid, he did the same by posting a picture wearing a skull cap aka kufis. However, his simple-looking gesture irked many netizens, with numerous of them trolling him for doing so.
Even though Shaan is not someone who wants to hate anyone, he gives a befitting reply to netizens for trolling him. So, let’s have a look at what happened:
Shaan hits out at haters who trolled him for wearing a skull cap
It all started when, on Thursday, Shaan posted a picture on Instagram to wish his fans, Eid Mubarak. In the picture, he is seen wearing a skull cap and offering a dua. He captioned his post:
Eid Mubarak to You and Your Family.
However, instead of receiving warm wishes from his fans, Shaan received hateful comments from some trolls
Netizens criticized him for dressing up as a Muslim despite being a Hindu.
Shaan hit back at the trolls
The singer responded to the trolls by expressing his belief in respecting all religions equally. He also disabled the comments after facing backlash over the post.
Later on, Shaan posted a video and expressed his disappointment over the trolling he received. Moreover, he was also quick to clarify that the photo was from three years ago, from his music video titled Karam Karde. He wrote,
Usme ye Look Tha .. toh socha it goes with the occasion .. bas itni si baat.
He mentioned that he chose the look for the occasion and did not mean to offend anyone. He added,
Since childhood, I was taught to celebrate all festivals and respect every religion. This is what I believe in, and this is what every Indian should believe in too. Baaki aapki soch aapko Mubarak.
Later, Shaan also posted a picture of Hindu deities on Instagram wishing Akshaya Trithiya to his fans. While his post did not meet with previous kinds of reactions, many people alleged that he did this to balance out the whole scenario.
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