Neha Kakkar Welcomes Falguni Pathak on ‘Indian Idol’ Amidst ‘O Sajna’ Controversy
MUMBAI, (IANS) – Singer Neha Kakkar welcomed dandiya queen Falguni Pathak on the sets of singing reality show ‘Indian Idol 13’ amidst an ongoing war of words between the two over the remake of the song ‘Maine Paayal Hai Chhankai’.
Recently, Falguni has shown her disappointment over Neha’s song ‘O Sajna’, a remake of her 90s popular song ‘Maine Payal Hai Chhankai’.
Neha Kakkar received flak on social media for remaking dandiya queen Falguni Pathak’s iconic number ‘Maine Payal Hai’, who said that she wishes to take legal action against the Bollywood singer.
The 53-year-old singer told Pinkvilla that she is happy to see her fans’ love for the original song, which was originally released in 1999.
“I feel overwhelmed and touched on receiving so much love from all over for the song, so I had to share their feelings,” Falguni said.
Falguni also shared that she wasn’t approached by the makers of ‘O Sajna’, Kakkar’s version of the song. According to Pinkvilla, Falguni re-shared a story by her fan that asked her to sue Kakkar. Asked if she is planning to take the legal route, Falguni said: “I wish I could, but the rights are not with me.”
Later and more recently, Pathak seems to have changed her stance saying changes of songs enhances music.
Sony shared a new promo of the TV show featuring a Navratri special episode. The two singers were even seen playing garba.