Mumbai: Salman Khan is going all out to protect ‘Ready's’ music director, Pritam against allegations of music theft.
Salman Khan is known to bail out his close friends and family members in case they are in a problem. This time he has stepped in the defence of music director of ‘Ready’,.

Too many controversies

A close source says, "Pritam has been surrounded by controversies after the music of’Ready’ became a big hit. Recently, Anu Malik called up to congratulate producer Bhushan Kumar for the film's musical success and added that ‘Mein karoon toh saala’ resembles a song that he had composed years ago!

"Another guy accused Pritam of using his lyrics. Someone else said he had apparently, stolen his tune. All this had left the composer very unhappy and disillusioned."

Change of perspective

However, a few words from Salman changed the music director's perspective.

"At Ready's music event, when people were quizzing Pritam about his lyrics, Salman asked the media why they were questioning Pritam about it as he is the music director and not the lyricist.""When someone again asked the composer about Anu Malik's assertion, Salman quipped, 'Haan thoda bahut tune similar hoga lekin Pritam ne Anu ka flop song likkhke gaana hit bana diya!'", the source adds.

Poor defence

Pritam says, "I am not very good at defending myself, so when Salman defended me I became emotional. In fact when I came back to my room, Bhai came in, touched my shoulder and said, 'I have cleared all the points the media had against you dude. I hope you are okay now. Nobody will trouble you after this!'"

Chakraborty has now decided to take legal action against such allegations. "It's very disheartening that people come up with false and baseless allegations all the time. I have asked my legal team to respond to every accusation, in court," he said.

'Ready' producer Bhushan Kumar says, "When a song like Mein karoon toh saala becomes a hit everyone wants a piece of the pie. The court dismissed the petition of the guy who claimed that these were his lyrics, yesterday. Salman was very sweet and defended Pritam who has been under a lot of stress, lately."