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#AzaanRow: Sunil Grover tweets in support of Sonu Nigam

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

After receiving backlash following his posts about 'forced religiousness', Sonu Nigam has found some support in Sunil Grover.

The 39-year-old-actor took to twitter and said that Sonu's intention was not to hurt anybody's religious sentiments.

Sunil wrote, "I know @sonunigam sir he won't hurt anyone's religious sentiments ever. He respects all.Lets not misinterpret n give it a religious tinge."

Sunil Grover is himself at the center of controversies following his ugly spat with Kapil Sharma.

For the unversed, Sonu, who was woken up to the sound of Azaan early in the morning, took social media by storm after terming the practice as "forced religiousness," on April 17.

His controversial tweets evoked a mixed response on the Internet and among every genre of people in the nation.

Later, he went on to explain his earlier tweets and said, "When I am talking about Loudspeakers, I did mention Temples and Gurudwaras too.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 18:30 IST