Singer Adnan Sami is a popular name in the Telugu states, thanks to super hit songs like Ye Jilla from Shankar Dada MBBS, Nachave Nizam Pori from Varsham, and O Madhu from Julayi.
Now he has lashed out at Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Twitter.
YS Jagan took to his Twitter account to express joy over the Oscar win of ‘Naatu Naatu’ song from SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR,’ and wrote that he was filled with pride on a Telugu song being given its due recognition internationally. He wrote, “The Telugu flag is flying higher!”
Singer Adnan Sami wasn’t quite pleased with this tweet as he thought AP’s CM was trying to create a regional divide and rift. He wrote, “What a regional minded frog in a pond who can’t think about the ocean because it’s beyond his tiny nose!! Shame on you for creating regional divides & unable to embrace or preach national pride!”
My issue has never been about the language. My issue has been very simple… All languages, regardless of their origin & dialect are ultimately under the one umbrella of being INDIAN FIRST & then anything else- That’s all!
I have sung innumerable songs in regional languages with… https://t.co/Lz62KqmZVH
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) March 13, 2023