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Bangladeshi Singer Arrested For Being "Too Ugly To Sing" And Destroying Classic Songs

Bangladeshi Singer Arrested For Being "too Ugly To Sing" And Destroying Classic Songs
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The police asked a Bangladesh social media star named Hero Alom to apologize for his out-of-tune singing.

The unfortunate singer chose Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Bangladeshi poet Kazi Nazrul Islam to sing to the unsatisfied crowd.

Bangladeshi Singer Arrested For Being "too Ugly To Sing" And Destroying Classic Songs

Alom spoke about the incident:

"The police picked me up at 6 a.m. and kept me there for eight hours. They inquired as to why I sang Rabindra and Nazrul songs."

The artist said he was "mentally tortured" and asked to stop performing classics.

India Times alleges that the officials told him he was "too ugly to be a singer" and to sign an "apology" bond.

Bangladeshi Singer Arrested For Being "too Ugly To Sing" And Destroying Classic Songs

The man has over 2 million Facebook fans and 1.5 million YouTube subscribers, thanks to his unique approach to art.

His Arabian Song gained over 17 million Youtube views.

Dhaka's chief detective Harun ur Rashid said that the musician apologized for his singing and wearing a police uniform in one of his videos.

Bangladeshi Singer Arrested For Being "too Ugly To Sing" And Destroying Classic Songs

He said:

"We received many complaints against him. [He] totally changed the style [of singing]… He assured us that he won't repeat this."

Farook Hossain, the deputy police commissioner of Dhaka, said that Alom's claims are fake:

"He is making these comments just to go viral on social media."

Bangladeshi Singer Arrested For Being "too Ugly To Sing" And Destroying Classic Songs

Alom's new video shows a singer in prison. Most people have been very supportive, hailing him a hero:

"Hero Alam is the only happy person in this world. He does what his heart wants. He doesn't have a headache about who said what."

Another wrote:

"I am not a fan of your songs or your acting. But if there is an attempt to muzzle your voice, I stand up against it."

Bangladeshi Singer Arrested For Being "too Ugly To Sing" And Destroying Classic Songs

This person was encouraging the disgraced singer:

"Don't be broken. You are a hero. No matter what others say, you are a real hero."