Siva isn't bothered about The Wanted's rivalry with One Direction

The Wanted singer Siva Kaneswaran is still friends with Niall Horan despite his band’s rivalry with One Direction.

Siva, 24, can relate to Niall, 19, because they’re both Irish and the pair have a laugh together whenever they bump into each other in Niall‘s home town of Mullingar, County Westmeath.

‘I’ve met Niall a few times and he’s a sound lad,’ says Siva.

‘I have friends who live in Mullingar and people there are quite sound. Whenever I see Niall he says hello and we have the craic.’

The two groups are believed to have been feuding for months and 1D‘s Zayn Malik had a very public Twitter spat with The Wanted‘s Max George in November.

But Siva is more interested in spending time with his family and girlfriend Nareesha McCaffrey when he’s not busy working.

‘In the beginning, we spent 18 months doing school and club gigs with nothing coming in. We were all in the red before we got our break,’ Siva tells the Sunday World.

‘Now we can focus on what’s really important in life, the music and taking care of family.’

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