Sonu Nigam refused the Padma Shri, he said ‘This is too late’

Sonu Nigam shared his reaction when government authorities called him to accept Padma Shri award, he replied them by saying- Don’t you think its too late now?

Sonu Nigam was remembering his discussion with the government authorities when he was inquired as to whether he would acknowledge the Padma Shri award. In another meeting, Sonu uncovered that he had at first said that he wouldn’t be able to accept the honor.

The artist likewise talked with regards to people getting the honor due to campaigning yet it had been given to him ‘from the universe’.

Sonu Nigam refused the Padma Shri, he said 'This is too late'
source: https://indianexpress.com/

Sonu Nigam additionally said that he had already thought a response expecting one day he might receive such call. He figured he would answer with ‘Don’t you think the time has passed and it’s too late to honor me with Padma Shri?’

He told the authority who called him that the honor was presented to people who came into the music business 15 years after him, five years before him.

In one of the interviews Sonu said, ‘You people are giving me Padma Shri now? You have been prodding me for quite a while. We are human beings and we are sometimes get lured with this kind of things. Is there an individual who might be congratulated with an honor and dislike it?

The individuals who don’t get it, they just say it like that. It’s respectful to be given this acknowledgment on the right timing. Equity given late isn’t called equity. So I said, ‘I will not have the option to acknowledge this honor’. I said ‘It’s too late. You are giving Padma Shri to me now. I’m past that phase of expecting and I have quit glancing that way as of now’.

Remembering that moment, Sonu said that he abruptly understood that didn’t campaign for the honor however that it came to him. He added that it was ‘something that has come to me from universe’. He said that for such honors, a great deal of lobbying is finished. He likewise said that a couple of individuals did it for him ‘beforehand, a few times’. The singer said if he will going to receive Padma Shri this way, then it would be able to accept it.

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