Music composer Pritam has reacted strongly to reports suggesting that his song Badtameez Dil from the upcoming film, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, is a copy of a popular Bengali song, Ranjana Ami Aar Ashbona, by Anjan Dutta.
“Pritam has conveyed, why don’t people speak to a musician who’ll explain to them the difference between notes and grooves...grooves can be similar in two songs. He’s angry and said, ‘why don’t I do a charity music class to explain to people the difference between the two?’” said Pritam’s publicist.
The industry, however, is divided in opinion. “There’s no doubt that Pritam copies songs. I haven’t heard Badtameez Dil yet, but my composer friends from Kolkata say that this song is a complete lift from Anjan Dutta’s song,” says comp