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Netizens accuse Anu Malik of stealing Israel national anthem tune for THIS Ajay Devgn song

09:04 AM Aug 02, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Artem Dolgopyat won Israel's first-ever Olympic medal in artistic gymnastics The gold medal is just the second for Israel in any Olympic event. Gal Fridman won a gold in men's sailboard at the 2004 Athens Games.

As Artem was honoured, the Israel national anthem Hatikvah was played at the Tokyo Olympics. However, a section of netizens detected an uncanny resemblenace of the tune with that of the song “Mera Mulk Mera Desh”.

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For those unversed, the song is from 1996 film “Diljale” starring Ajay Devgn and Sonali Bendre. The music has been composed by Anu Malik who is notorious for ripping off tunes from international hits.

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Check out the reactions below.

Dolgopyat captured gold in the men's floor exercise by edging Rayderley Zapata of Spain on a tiebreak.

Dolgopyat and Zapata were both awarded a score of 14.933 during the event finals. They both had matching execution scores during their routines. Dolgopyat earned the gold because his set was slightly more difficult than Zapata's.

Xiao Ruoteng of China earned the bronze for his third medal in Tokyo. Ruoteng took silver in the men's all-around and won a bronze during the team event last week.

Watch: When a disappointed Anu Malik slapped himself after Neha Kakkar's singing during 'Indian Idol' audition

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