Tag: Lata Mangeshkar

Extremism in India at peak as Shahrukh Khan gets accused of ‘spitting’ at Lata Mangeshkar’s funeral

Extremism in India has reached new heights, after the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) leader accused Shahrukh Khan of spitting at Lata Mangeshkar’s funeral. Khan paid tribute to the legendary singer by reciting a dua [prayer] but when he lowered his mask to blow air on her — a customary act known as phoonkna — some people claimed he spit on her.