Sonu Nigam is being applauded on Twitter after shaving his head in defiance of a 'fatwa' issued over his tweets on the azaan
Sonu Nigam tweeted Wednesday morning that he would have his head shaved himself, adding "keep your 10 lakhs ready maulvi"
After singer Sonu Nigam shaved his head in response to a fatwa, Syed Sha Atel Ali Al Quaderi of the West Bengal Minority United Council told NDTV that's he's not going to pay the reward of Rs 10 lakh because all his conditions hadn't been met.
Singer Sonu Nigam shaved his head this afternoon in Mumbai, as promised in a tweet. Addressing the press earlier, Mr Nigam said, "Shaving hair is no challenge or negativity, it's a symbolic move - asking, what are you making this country? What are these fatwas?" The 43-year-old singer was referring to a Muslim cleric's offering of a reward of Rs 10 lakhs for anyone who would shave Mr Nigam's head and garland him with old shoes.