Bollywood’s famous singer and rapper Badshah is facing difficulties these days. It is alleged that he has increased his fake followers and views on social media by buying them. Now, the Criminal Intelligence Unit has summoned the him to inquire in this regard.
According to the news agency ANI, in the social media fake followers racket case, Mumbai Criminal Intelligence Unit has sent summons to Badshah and has asked him to appear on 20th August. Earlier, the Mumbai police had questioned him in which he said that the allegations leveled against him are false.
Talk about his confession
‘Yeh Ladki pagal hai’ got 7.6 crore views in just 24 hours. The song was top trending in six different countries. Badshah confessed that he had purchased 7.2 crore views for the song for Rs 72 lakhs. He did this because he wanted to create a world record of the most viewed videos on YouTube in 24 hours.
Police have recorded statements of several celebrities in this case and the same is still going on. Priyanka Chopra & Deepika Padukone are among the top Bollywood celebrities who were likely to be questioned by the Mumbai Police. However, none of them have been questioned yet. About 100 celebrities are on the police radar in this case.
Singer Bhoomi Trivedi had filed a case with the Mumbai Police for fake social media followers. Bhoomi said that some people are claiming to increase fake fan followings on social media in her name. Trivedi also said that the accused had been contacting several people from Bollywood industry & claimed that he was managing Bhoomi’s social media accounts & the way he has increased her followers, he can do similar stuff for others.
When this matter was investigated, it was found that many players, businessmen & Bollywood celebs had given money to increase their followers.