Singer Adnan Sami has faced backlash on Twitter from a section of netizens for calling Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy ‘frog in a pond’ over his congratulatory tweet on RRR that won Oscars for best original song for Naatu Naatu.
Here’s What YS Jagan Mohan Tweeted
RRR song, Naatu Naatu that featured Ram Charan and Jr NTR won the Best Original Song Award at the 95th Academy Awards. Like everyone, Andhra CM also took to social media to express his joy over RRR’s big win at the Oscars. YS Jagan Mohan Reddy wrote in his tweet that he was filled with pride on a Telugu song being given its due recognition internationally and tweeted, and wrote that ‘Telugu flag is flying higher’.
He also congratulated SS Rajamouli, musical composer MM Keeravani, Ram Charan and Junior NTR, and others for the the win and thanked them for making “crores of Telugu people across the world and all Indians incredibly proud!”
Adnan Sami On YS Jagan Reddy’s Tweet
The tweet didn’t go down well with singer Adnan Sami and he wrote that Reddy’s tweet is “creating regional divide” and alleged that the Andhra CM was “unable to embrace or preach national pride”.
He also called the CM “regional minded frog in a pond who can’t think about the ocean because it’s beyond his tiny nose”.
Have a look at the tweets here.
Adnan Sami Slammed By Netizens
After Adnan’s tweet, he faced backlash from a section of netizens. Have a look at some of the tweets here.
A Telugu song won and a Telugu person felt proud.. why are you so rattled?
— #Dootha (@sunriser1000) March 13, 2023
Naatu naatu is Telugu song not all languages song and the lyrics are written by #Telugu lyricists composed by @mmkeeravaani is a #Telugu music director then why we can’t proud as a #Telugu people
How dare you to comment on our honourable chief minister of #AndhraPradesh like this
— Er. Amar Chand Pagolu (@urstruly5goud) March 13, 2023
It's a telugu film. It's a telugu song. And we're telugu people who were enjoying this proud moment. Do you have any objections in it Mr?
It is an Indian film… It is an Indian song…. And we're all Indian people who were enjoying this proud movement. Do u hve any prblm
— VAMSI KRISHNA MEEGADA (@VamsiMeegada) March 13, 2023
Our song, our language and our celebration
What's your problem?
— Comrade ❤️ (@SmokedEngine) March 13, 2023
What are your thoughts on Adnan’s tweet?
Meanwhile, the entire country is proud that SS Rajamouli’s RRR along with Guneet Monga’s The Elephant Whisperers have brought home the Oscars. From Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan to Chiranjeevi, several celebs congratulated the entire team of RRR and The Elephant Whisperers for their feat.