27 Jan 2024
Pakistani singer, songwriter and producer Bilal Saeed responded to a recent controversy after a video surfaced on the internet which shows renowned singer Bilal Saeed hurling his microphone into the crowd at a concert.
According to reports, the singer got angry over disruptive behavior from a section of the audience at a university event and hurled his mic into the crowd before exiting the stage.
Taking to Instagram, the ‘Baari’ singer addressed the altercation, acknowledging his actions as a mistake and stating that dealing with unruly crowds wasn't a new experience for him.
Bilal expressed his deep passion for stage performances, underscoring his commitment to maintaining their quality. However, the incident served as a realisation that he shouldn't have exited the stage.
“The stage has always been my whole world l; I have always felt the most complete and the most alive while performing! I forget my sickness, stress, worries- I leave everything behind when I perform for my fans. And no matter what,nothing should have come in the way of me and the respect that my stage deserved from me,” he noted.
The ‘12 Saal’ vocalist furthered on, “I love my fans and sometimes that love can be overwhelming for both sides. It wasn’t the first time someone was misbehaving in the crowd but it was definitely the first time I gave the wrong reaction! I should have never left the stage,”
Bilal’s fans expressed surprise at his reaction during the live performance.
“I have known Bilal Saeed since 2011, I have been watching his concerts and TV shows, but this is the first time I have seen him leave the stage in such a rage and because of someone's (don’t know who was that and what he had done),” a social media user noted.
Others encouraged him to draw inspiration from legendary artists and observe how they gracefully handle criticism.
An IG user wrote, “I like your music but I really think you should look at legends of your country and see how they react to things like this. Get inspired by them! No problem, mistakes happen.