Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday launched the dance quantity Beyonce sharma jaayegi from their upcoming movie Khaali Peeli on Monday, and netizens began trolling the song inside minutes of its launch, over what they felt had been racist lyrics. The song presently additionally has extra dislikes than likes on its official YouTube hyperlink. The phrases within the song that social media finds objectionable go: “Bhadkeeli nakhreeli Chamkeeli lachkeeli Tu jo kamar yeh hilayegi Tujhe dekh ke goriya Beyonce sharma jayegi”
The phrase “goriya” refers to a good lady. Pop famous person Beyonce, of African American origin, is dark-skinned. Beyonce’s identify trended on Twitter all via Monday as a lot of her Indian followers claimed the road within the song is a racist dig at Beyonce. The song has been written by Kumaar and Raj Shekhar, and composed by Vishal and Shekhar. Nakash Aziz and Neeti Mohan have sung the dance quantity that includes Ananya and Ishaan.
“#BeyonceSharmaJaayegi Bollywood hitting new levels of low after hitting rock bottom. Using obnoxious lyrics, skin color and comparing her with #Beyonce . Utter disappointment again,” tweeted a consumer.
“Dear Beyonce, We are sorry for this,” apologised a fan of the singer.
Urging Beyonce to sue the makers of the Hindi song, one other consumer tweeted: “Beyoncé please sue these m***s, I am begging you.”
“Please look at the lyrics carefully, ‘Tujhe dekh ke goriya, beyoncé sharma jaayegi’, we all know that Beyonce is black whereas Ananya Pandey (a POC) is fair skinned and drawing comparisons between the two, the song suggests that Beyoncé is inferior (Beyonce sharma jaayegi) to Ananya just because she’s not ‘gori’ (fair skinned) like the song suggests, implying that she has got to be ashamed because apparently bollywood believes that only one shade is beautiful! Now tell me how is that not racist and a perpetrator of the ideology that if you’re not fair, then you cannot be considered beautiful!” reads a thread posted by a Twitter consumer.
The song ‘Beyonce Sharma Jaayegi’ has acquired the same destiny because the trailer of just lately movie “Sadak 2”, which made headlines for getting extra dislikes than likes on YouTube.
At the time of publishing this story, the song had 18,000 likes towards 40,000 dislikes on the official YouTube web page of Zee Music Company, which personal music rights of the movie.
Directed by Maqbool Khan, romantic motion drama “Khaali Peeli” is slated for a digital launch on October 2.