Kolkata: In style Bengali singer Rupankar Bagchi, who was trolled for importing a video on social media during which he questioned the singing expertise of Krishnakumar Kunnath (KK) hours earlier than the latter’s sudden demise in Kolkata late on Tuesday night, apologised on Friday for his feedback in a hurriedly convened press convention.
Rupankar Bagchi has additionally deleted the Fb publish concentrating on KK. On the press convention, Bagchi mentioned he by no means imagined that he can be subjected to such widespread trolling for a remark.
“Risk messages have even come on the cellular of my spouse. So, I tender an unconditional apology to the relations of KK. I’ve additionally deleted my video that I posted on social media. I sincerely want that will God render peace to KK wherever he’s now,” Bagchi mentioned.
He mentioned his feedback weren’t focused completely in the direction of KK, since he had no private enmity with the deceased singer. “I had simply questioned the insanity within the metropolis over his live performance. I simply wished to say that such insanity just isn’t witnessed through the reveals of Bengali singers, who’re equally proficient,” Bagchi mentioned.
He additionally admitted that he ought to have sought prior permission from his fellow Bengali singers whom he named within the video as equally or extra proficient than KK.
Bagchi, a nationwide award-winning singer-songwriter, got here stay on Fb hours earlier than KK’s demise and made the controversial feedback.
“The singers of Kolkata are a lot better than KK. However the folks of Bengal don’t look after them. They simply stay enthralled with Mumbai. However how lengthy will this proceed? It’s excessive time we stand by Bengal. Who is that this KK? Who’s he? The folks of Kolkata get so thrilled when KK involves carry out. However they don’t present the identical enthusiasm for us,” Bagchi mentioned within the stay video.
Quickly after he got here stay and the information of KK’s demise grew to become public, Bagchi was vehemently criticised and trolled for his feedback.