Kolkata: Popular Bengali singer-songwriter, Rupankar Bagchi was trolled on social media for uploading a video questioning the singing talent of Krishnakumar Kunnath (KK) after the latter’s last show at Nazrul Manch on Tuesday evening. was. Bagchi’s video was uploaded between KK’s final performance and his death. Bagchi raised the question on Facebook – who is this KK?
It is learned that after watching KK’s last show from Odisha online, National Award winning singer-songwriter Bagchi went live on Facebook where he made such controversial comments on KK’s singing talent.
“Kolkata singers are much better singers than KK. But people of Bengal don’t care for them. They just fascinate Mumbai. But how long will this continue? Time to stand with Bengal. KK Kaun Hai Bagchi said in the live video, “Who is he? The people of Kolkata get very excited when KK comes to perform in the city. But they don’t show that much enthusiasm for us.”
Soon after they went live and the news of KK’s death became public, actress Roopanjan Mitra vehemently protested through a Twitter message. “Shame on you Roopankar Bagchi. First, overcome your narrow-mindedness and only then compare yourself with KK. After receiving the National Award you lost your mind. First, be a good person. KK did his best. Medium has won our hearts. Singing talent. You have no right to demean them. I am hurt by your statements,” wrote Mitra.
Similarly, actor Sudip Sengupta advised Bagchi to improve his qualities before criticizing others. “Would you be able to forgive yourself after making such remarks?” Sengupta inquired.
Actress Roopa Bhattacharya says it is unfortunate that KK has left this world with such shameless remarks by Bagchi.
However, since then Bagchi has distanced himself from incommunicado. Several attempts to contact him for follow-up comments failed as his mobile phone remained unreachable. Bagchi was given the National Film Award for “Best Male Playback Singer” for the song “Ae Tumi Kemon Tumi” in the most popular Bengali film Jatishwar. He has also acted in some films.