Ratan Kahar, Genda Phool (Photograph Credit: Twitter)
Bengali people artiste Ratan Kahar on Wednesday stated he was completely satisfied after speaking to rapper Badshah, who had weaved traces of his people music into ‘Genda Phool’ music video, and is now trying ahead to collaborate with him collectively, abandoning any controversy or bitterness. Kahar confirmed that he has obtained Rs 5 lakh from Badshah on March 6 however stated that greater than financial assist, he’s completely satisfied to get recognised as the unique lyricist of the Bengali people music. Badshah Shares Genda Phool Mashup With Alok Nath’s Aaj Hamare Dil Mein And We Are In Splits (Watch Video).
“Sure, my son has confirmed Rs 5 lakh from Badshah has entered my checking account. However cash will not be every thing, I’m completely satisfied as he has credited me because the composer of the lyrics Baro Loker Beti Lo which he had weaved in his music video Genda Phool. I wish to go away behind any controversy,” Kahar informed PTI.
He stated that Badshah had promised to go to his residence at Suri in Birbhum when the lockdown is lifted and “collectively participate in a musical programme.”
Atanu Barman, who’s near Kahar and his household and one of many individuals behind the media marketing campaign over the problem, stated, “Badshah had despatched the quantity after speaking to Kahar over videoconferencing on April Three and his household do not harbour any damage emotions any extra. However we want Kahar’s identify be referred as one of many lyricists of the music, as a substitute of merely referring it as Bengali people music now.” Genda Phool Credit score Row: Badshah Points Clarification, Says ‘Conventional Songs Are Open For Recreation’.
On March 31, Badshah denied allegations that he used people artiste Ratan Kahar’s lyrics in his observe Genda Phool with out credit, saying he couldn’t discover the lyricist’s identify anyplace within the data.
“Whosoever has tweeted me and all those that made this documentary and his well-wishers, I would like you to achieve out to Ratan Kahar and inform him that I’m right here and he can attain out to me, I might love to assist him. I’ve heard he’s struggling financially and I would like all my buddies from the fraternity to assist people artistes,” he had stated.
As Badshah’s workforce wished to speak with the singer by way of his native contacts, it was lastly made potential on April 3.
The music video, starring Jacqueline Fernandez, debuted on March 25 and was among the many high developments on YouTube however a piece of social media customers had identified how the music doesn’t point out Kahar’s identify.
Kahar, who’s in his 70s and hails from Birbhum in West Bengal, earlier claimed that he wrote the music however by no means acquired any recognition for it. His music has been recreated up to now as properly.
Kahar stated he first acquired to know that his music was used within the video after a theatre character confirmed the video to him.