Canadian Punjabi singer Shubh has been making headlines for the wrong reasons after he shared a controversial distorted map of India on his Instagram handle. The map showed Punjab, the North East, and Jammu & Kashmir missing, which outraged many Indians.
Here are three highlights from the controversy:
Fans accuse Shubh of supporting the Khalistan movement: Many fans have accused Shubh of supporting the Khalistan movement, a separatist movement that aims to create an independent Sikh nation in India. Shubh has denied these allegations, but his actions have raised concerns.
Brands cancel Shubh: Several Indian brands have canceled their sponsorships with Shubh in the wake of the controversy. This includes the consumer electronics company boAt and the music streaming service Spotify.
Shubh’s India tour canceled: Shubh’s upcoming India tour has been canceled due to the controversy. The concerts were canceled after protests from right-wing groups.
Shubh has apologized for sharing the distorted map, but the damage has already been done. He has lost the support of many fans and brands, and his career is in jeopardy.
Even we could see the sites like Bookmyshow.com informing that the singer is here but the shows are cancelled and that they initiated the refund process, have a look at their tweet:
Singer Shubhneet Singh’s Still Rollin Tour for India stands cancelled. To that end, BookMyShow has initiated a complete refund of the ticket amount for all consumers who had purchased tickets for the show. The refund will be reflected within 7-10 working days in the customer’s…
— BookMyShow (@bookmyshow) September 20, 2023
Shubh’s music is known for its catchy melodies, upbeat rhythms, and relatable lyrics. He often sings about love, relationships, and success, and his songs have resonated with fans of all ages and backgrounds.
Shubh’s popularity has also led to him becoming a successful businessman. He has his own clothing line, record label, and production company. He is also a brand ambassador for several major corporations.
Shubh is a role model for many young people, and he is an inspiration to Punjabi artists all over the world. He is proof that anything is possible if you follow your dreams and work hard.