Javed Akhtar Slammed For Mocking Shashi Tharoor’s Accent While MP Sang ‘Ek Ajnabee Haseena’

Shashi Tharoor has often been in the news for confounding people online with his comprehensive, yet bizarre vocabulary. However, this time around, the MP made headlines when he broke into song. A video shows him singing an old Hindi song, ‘Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se’.

Tweeting about the same, he admitted that the performance was unrehearsed and amateur. While Twitter was moved by his emotional rendition of the song, it appears lyricist Javed Akhtar was not. Akhtar’s tweet took a dig at Tharoor’s singing skills as well as his accent. Take a look-

Desis online were not impressed by Akhtar’s dismissive comment. Here’s what they had to say about it-

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However, some believed Tharoor’s accent was a bit anglicized.

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