AR Rahman Asks Wife Saira Banu To Speak In Tamil Instead Of Hindi, Leaves Internet Divided; Netizens Say, ‘See How Male Domination Goes On’

AR Rahman and his wife Saira Banu attended an award ceremony, where he asked her to talk in Tamil rather than Hindi which has left everyone with mixed reactions

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AR Rahman Asks Wife Saira Banu To Speak In Tamil Instead Of Hindi, Leaves Internet Divided; Netizens Say, ‘See How Male Domination Goes On’
AR Rahman is one of the most sought-after musicians in India. Not only has he won over the audience with his surreal and soulful music, but he has also been awarded for his hard work. From Oscars to National awards, he has made the country proud. Recently, he received a trophy for some of his brilliant soundtracks from the movies Ponniyin Selvan I, Venthu Thanindhathu Kaadu, and Cobra. He attended the Ananda Vikatan Cinema awards show in Chennai with his wife Saira Banu.

The couple was called on stage to collect the award, when Rahman expressed that he doesn’t like watching his interviews again. However, he went on to add that his wife keeps playing them again and again as she really likes his voice. The host proceeds to ask Banu to say something, before she could talk, the musician interjects and says, “Don’t talk in Hindi, speak in Tamil.” ALSO READ: SHOCKING! AR Rahman’s Son AR Ameen Barely Escapes SEVERE Injuries While Shooting For A Song; Says, ‘My Team And I Are Unable To Recover From Trauma’

Quoted by DNA, she apologises for not speaking fluent Tamil and proceeds to heap praises on her husband’s voice in English. She says, “Oh my God. Good evening everyone. Sorry, I can't speak fluently in Tamil. So, please excuse me. I am super, super happy, and excited because his voice is my favourite. I fell in love with his voice. That's all I can say.”

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Well it is safe to say that once the video started doing rounds on social media, it has left the internet divided. While many fans came in support of AR Rahman for encouraging his wife to talk in Tamil, a section of netizens have lashed out at him for forcing her. One wrote, “Tamil is a beautiful language but see how male domination goes on even in this so called educated and modern family.” ALSO READ: Kangana Ranaut Takes A Nasty Jibe At Nepo Kids With AR Rahman’s ‘Gang Working Against Me’ Remark About Bollywood-SEE TWEETS






For the unversed, AR Rahman and Saira Banu tied the knot in 1995 and are proud parents of three kids Khatija Rahman, Rahima Rahman, and AR Ameen.
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