Mumbai, September 14
Makers of Ananya Panday and Ishaan Khatter-starrer “Khaali Peeli” have tweaked their newest observe “Beyonce sharma jayegi” after it was criticised for having racist undertones.
The observe, which was launched final week, got here beneath scanner for its lyrics “tujhe dekh ke goriya Beyonce sharma jayegi” with netizens calling it out for furthering the glorification of white pores and skin and a weird comparability to the African-American pop star.
The makers first tweaked the Vishal-Shekhar composed observe by altering the spelling of Beyonce, changing ‘c’ with ‘s’ and have now utterly modified the road to “tera dekh ke nakhra duniya sharma jayegi”.
Debutant director Maqbool Khan mentioned the choice to make adjustments to the observe, penned by Kumaar and Raj Shekhar, was taken because the staff desires to “entertain” and never offend anybody.
“Since our lyrical arrangement did not go well with few people, we thought why not keeping the essence same, change the song a little bit,” Khan mentioned in an announcement.
The beat and musical association of the music principally stays the identical.
“Khaali Peeli” is backed by filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar and is ready to launch on the pay-per-view service Zee Plex on October 2. PTI