Pakistani actress turned TV host Sadia Imam started a debate on the internet when she claimed that the famous Indian song ‘Jiya Dhadak Dhadak Jaye’ which is sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is penned by her.
Last weekend, the actress appeared in Waseem Badami’s show where she said:
I gave the lyrics to Rahat and the onus of giving me credits depended on his ethical values. Had I been given credits, both the songs would have remained under my name forever.
She further added:
Rahat told me that Sadia Ji, I cannot give you credits because he did not show in India that the lyrics were written by a Pakistani.
Listen to the interview below!
However, the management team of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s finally broke silence over it and rubbished her claims.
While talking to Express Tribune, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s business director, Salman Ahmed said:
It is in bad taste that when the whole world is celebrating Khan Saheb’s Doctorate from Oxford University, Ms. Imam would bring up something like this, that too after so many years.
He further added:
Even if she still claims that she is the brain behind penning the songs then she is more than welcome to present any proof, confirming the same.
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