Pritam reacts to allegation of copying Badtameez Dil

By HT

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