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Javed Akhtar could have called us: PM Narendra Modi producer Sandip Ssingh on credit row

Producer Sandip Ssingh, whose latest film PM Narendra Modi is embroiled in a controversy after Javed Akhtar expressed shock over getting a credit for a song in the biopic, says the noted lyricist could have shared his grievance personally. The 74-year-old writer s name was mentioned in the credits of the film s trailer alongside lyricists Prasoon Joshi, Sameer, Abhendra Kumar Upadhyay, Sardaraa, Parry G and Lavraj. Javed sahab is a senior writer in our country. We have grown up listening to his songs. We have used one of his old songs Ishwar Allah from 1947:Earth and gave him credit. T-series is our music partner. I did not get any call from him and so I also did not call him. He spoke about it on Twitter, so even I replied there. But he could have called us, Ssingh told PTI. Apart from Akhtar, another veteran lyricist, Sameer, had said that he was surprised to find his name in the credits. In his response, Ssingh said on Saturday that they gave a credit to Sameer because ...


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