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.
Anu Malik you copied Israeli’s national anthem music & composed “Mera desh, Mera mulk Mera yeh watan ? Anu Malik need an Olympic gold medal for plagiarism . pic.twitter.com/EmMlaijMHC— Gayatri 🇬🇧🇮🇳(BharatKiBeti) (@changu311) August 2, 2021
"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
It took 25 years and Olympic gold 🥇 to realise That Anu Malik copy "Mera Mulk Mera Desh"😅😅😅😅😅😅 https://t.co/Nrgd3uokSM— ₭₳฿łⱤ ₱₳₮ɆⱠ (@kabeerbackup) August 1, 2021
"Anu had confidence Israel will never win gold and his robbery will remain hidden," a user tweeted.
Anu Malik had confidence Israel will never win a gold and his robbery will remain hidden 😭 https://t.co/PJQClHAJHx— Straight Cut (@StraightCut_) August 1, 2021
Anu Malik is time traveler.— The Brain Doctor (@DNeurosx) August 1, 2021
He was borne in 1870, first sang ‘Hatikvah’ in 1887 which was later adopted by Israel as national anthem in 1948.
Below first is pic of Anu Malik dated somewhere between 1870-1940 and second dated 2020. https://t.co/ulY0nPFmz6 pic.twitter.com/VsGEuTa0pQ
Anu, often accused of plagiarism, has earlier in an interview had said “no one is original”.
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