Beyoncé gets apology from netizens over ‘racist’ Ishaan Khatter, Ananya Panday song

“This is just blatantly ignoring the fact how they’re glorifying fair skin (yet again) and then comparing it to Beyoncé (a black woman). This is RACIST. Y’all are embarrassing yourselves. TAKE THIS DOWN AND APOLOGIZE #BeyonceSharmaJayegi,” added a third.

Hindi writers with Prayagraj connect dominate CBSE, UP Board books

Noted writer, critic and poet Raghupati Sahay, better known by his pen name Firaq Gorakhpuri, who served as a lecturer of English at Allahabad University, penned most of his famous works including his magnum opus ‘Gul-e-Naghma’ in Prayagraj is no different as his works are also part of the course curriculum of these two boards.

Khaali Peel Director Defends Beyonce Sharma Jayegi Song; Says Lyrics Were Never Intended Racially

Mark The Date In The Calendar Helmed by first-time director Maqbool Khan and produced by Ali Abbas Zafar, Khaali Peeli is set in Mumbai, and is touted to be a young, edgy roller-coaster ride that kick-starts one night, when a cab driver comes across a girl. The film is slated to premiere on October 2 […]

Khaali Peeli Director Defends Beyonce Sharma Jayegi Song; Says Lyrics Were Never Intended Racially

Khaali Peeli Director Reacts To The Backlash Against The Song Khaali Peeli director Maqbool Khan told the tabloid, “First, without any hesitation or excuses we want to apologise to anyone offended. We assure you that the lyric in question was never intended racially. In fact, the term ‘goriya’ has been so often and traditionally used […]

‘Khaali Peeli’ director slams those calling his song on Beyonce ‘racist’

“Also the comparison with Beyonce is simply meant to be a street-smart guy flattering a girl who is trying to impress that her dancing/performance is worth comparing to even Beyonce who we all see as the final word, the epitome of talent, beauty, performance, style and attitude. We are all huge fans, and there was […]

Maanayata Dutt pens an inspiring note for Sanjay Dutt with song ‘Ruk Jana Nahin’; says ‘We have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of our lives’

Recently, there were reports regarding Sanjay Dutt’s health. Reports suggested that the actor is reportedly suffering from lung cancer and is currently on stage 3. He has completed his first round of chemotherapy and the second round is will begin this week. Earlier, his wife Maanayata Dutt had also shared an update on Sanjay’s health. […]

‘Itni Si Hasi’ to ‘Ghungaroo’: Times when Monalisa grooved to Bollywood songs

A few days back, Monalisa broke the internet with her amazing dance moves on Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan’s hit song ‘Haan Main Galat’ from ‘Love Aaj Kal’. Taking to Instagram, the actress posted a video where she can be seen showing her dance moves on the hit Bollywood track ‘Haan Main Galat’ which […]

Khaali Peeli director says Beyonce Sharma Jayegi not racist: ‘Goriya has been used in Indian songs to address a girl’

Lyricist Kumaar added further, “Goriya as a word has been used in many Hindi songs earlier. Our idea was to simply use a synonym to ‘girl’. There is no derogation intended – we revere beauty of global celebrity Beyoncé and don’t mean to hurt any of her fans.”

Remembering S. Mohinder and his melancholic songs

It is said that Naqvi was called by K. Asif to write the songs for Mughal-e-Azam and the lyricist did write one, but by then Naushad had formed a formidable team with Shakeel Budayuni and didn’t want to change it. It is another matter that before Partition, Naushad had combined with Naqvi to give a […]

Beyonse Sharma Jayegi: Khaali Peeli makers change Beyonce’s spelling after receiving flak for ‘racist’ song

Lyricist Kumaar added further, “Goriya as a word has been used in many Hindi songs earlier. Our idea was to simply use a synonym to ‘girl’. There is no derogation intended – we revere beauty of global celebrity Beyoncé and don’t mean to hurt any of her fans.”