Complaint against Amitabh Bachchan for singing incorrect National Anthem before India vs Pakistan ICC World Twenty20 match

A complaint has been filed against the actor who had sung the national anthem ahead of the India vs Pakistan encounter at Eden Gardens.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: March 22, 2016 1:55 pm
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A complaint was filed against superstar Amitabh Bachchan at Ashok Nagar police station, New Delhi on Monday for allegedly singing incorrectly the national anthem during the World T20 clash between India and Pakistan.

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The complaint filed by Ulhas PR states that the anthem was sung incorrectly and was of 1 minute and 22 seconds (as against the 52 seconds approximately according to the guidelines of Ministry of Home Affairs).

Bachchan was present at the Eden Garden grounds and he sang the National Anthem before the match began.

Earlier there were reports that the actor had charged Rs. 4 crore as his appearance fee during the match. However, top Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) official cleared the air, confirming that Bachchan didn’t charge a single penny.

READ: Amitabh Bachchan didn’t charge a penny for singing the National Anthem

Cricket Association of Bengal president Sourav Ganguly was quoted by Anandabazar Patrika that Bachchan paid a sum of Rs 30 lakh out of his own pocket for his stay and travel to Kolkata.

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    Gavin
    Mar 21, 2016 at 3:31 pm
    Indian express should be shot with cow dung for the heading "Complaint against Amitabh Bachchan for singing incorrect national anthem". Incorrect anthems means that it's an anthem representing a different country. Anthem incorrectly means what's explained in the article body. Shame on the editor.
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      MyTake
      Mar 21, 2016 at 8:27 pm
      After God created all the humans he probably made the Indians out of the left overs! Can't decide whether to ign trash or human value!
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      MyTake
      Mar 22, 2016 at 8:51 am
      Nehruvian India has downgraded India's values what ever it had!
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        Nithin
        Mar 22, 2016 at 5:29 am
        Big b could have avoided this situation .... every day is not a sunday ,hope it was a bad day for big b too.. however why should he be arrested? for singing national anthem wrong? come on floks big b is not so irresposible we all know that, he would have even asked sorry for this incident.
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          Shailesh
          Mar 21, 2016 at 11:40 am
          If people have so much of time pls clean roads of Delhi.
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            Singakuttan
            Mar 21, 2016 at 2:14 pm
            What the f is wrong with people. He sang it very nicely. What if it is 2 mins instead of 50 seconds?. The complainant must be a complete fool and anarchist who wants to rake up non issues. Such people wouldnt mind about pathetic state of so many other things in our country (poverty, filthiness, corruption, arm twisting, goondaagiri, poor infrastructure, unhygenic and uncivilized behaviour, etc), but will rake up such trivial things
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              Tapan
              Mar 22, 2016 at 6:07 am
              Indians now don't have anything to complaint since Modi govt took over and started to prosper the country - so now they start to complain on frivolous matters including the intolerance, "freedom", etc. It is a itch to complain that dictates such a stupid action! Grow up and start making useful otherwise such people will be left behind in a progressive country.
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                Wahid
                Mar 22, 2016 at 7:55 am
                Seariously some people are jobless....
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