Anu Malik deserves ‘gold for plagiarism', say netizens on 'copying' Israeli national anthem

The 60-year-old music director has been accused of stealing Israel's national anthem after Olympics video goes viral

Anu Malik deserves ‘gold for plagiarism', say netizens on 'copying' Israeli national anthem

Anu Malik

Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, August 2

Anu Malik has yet again been accused of plagiarism, and this time, the netizens say that the music director should get a gold for 'copying' Israel’s national anthem.

It was only after gymnast Artem Dolgopyat won Israel's second-ever Olympics gold and the national anthem was played out at Tokyo Olympics did the netizens relise that Anu Malik has stolen the tune for his song ‘Mera Mulk Mera Desh’.

Back home, Indians, roasted the 60-year-old music director and composer on social media as they could only relate to the song ‘Mera Mulk Mera Desh’ from 1996’s film Diljale featuring Ajay Devgn, Amrish Puri, Sonali Bendre.

Furious netizens started flooding Twitter with tweets on Malik that he didn’t spare the national anthem of a country.

"So, Anu Malik didn't spare even Israeli national anthem while copying tune for Diljale's Mera Mulk Mera Desh in 1996. Thanks to the Internet we now know this," tweeted a user

"Anu had confidence Israel will never win gold and his robbery will remain hidden," a user tweeted.

Anu, often accused of plagiarism, has earlier in an interview had said “no one is original”.

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