The truth is Sonu had deleted his Twitter account long ago, in 2017, after facing massive trolling over tweet comments he had made back then criticising the ‘azaan‘. He has never been back on the social media microblogging site, though he does have an Instagram account.
Sonu is currently in Dubai, and has not been able to return to India because the lockdown happened. However, the actor posts pictures and videos on Instagram.
Sonu’s controversial tweets had come around this time in 2017 and a section of the Twiteratti, probably without checking the date, posted screen shots of the old tweets. These screen shots started going viral on Tuesday.
Here take a look at what the netizens are tweeting:
@Dubai @DubaiPoliceHQ @DXBMediaOffice @DubaiPressClub @rta_dubai #sonunigam bollywood singer have problem with aza… https://t.co/OU2UBX3CkF
— Mohammad Mazhar (@Mohamma98300069) 1587367843000
@DubaiPoliceHQc you immediately arrest #SonuNigam. This has insulted our Prophet. In tweet, tomorrow you will have… https://t.co/KmK22EBCl2
— mdanishadv (@Mdanishadv) 1587420301000
When is he going to Tweet against Azaan in Dubai? Ohh holy shit I forgot he doesn’t have a twitter account in… https://t.co/EkQuWRe7bE
— Arhaam Daniyal سید ارحام دانیال (@daniyal_A008) 1587423276000
#सोनू_निगम_तुम_कहाँ_हो currently trending topic in India at 4thफंसे हो या छुपे हो? https://t.co/nC52dDpk78
— K R N #StayHomeSaveLives (@kamleshRnarayan) 1587462110000
Sonu Nigam deactivated his twitter account!सोनू जी आप कहाँ हैं? #सोनू_निगम_तुम_कहाँ_हो#SonuNigam https://t.co/gFLNxFgdeL
— Alka (@AlkaMaverick) 1587462568000
#SonuNigam भाई ने अरबी सीख ली है माशा अल्लाह अगर रमज़ान भर दुबई में कर्फ्यू नही खुला तो उम्मीद है अज़ान भी देने ल… https://t.co/YaLS2Z2CAz
— Waseem Baadshah 313 YT (@WaseemBaadsha) 1587493649000
Some of Sonu’s fans feel the three-year-old tweet is being resurrected in order to harass the singer in Dubai.
“Wish he hadn’t deactivated his account. I fully support him. #WithYouSonuNigam” wrote a fan.