Khaali Peeli makers switch up Beyonce's spelling after facing flak, racist song is now 'Beyonse Sharma Jayegi'

Updated on Sep 14, 2020 05:16 AM IST  |  1.6M
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Khaali Peeli makers switch up Beyonce's spelling after facing flak, racist song is now 'Beyonse Sharma Jayegi'.

Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday's upcoming flick Khaali Peeli has quoted controversy for its new title track which released last week. Netizens called out the song for its racist tones as it compared pop icon Beyonce to a fair coloured girl. Both Ananya and Ishaan can be seen shaking a leg in the upbeat track. However, netizens have slammed the makers for not realising how racist it is, especially since the Black Lives Matter movement has changed the scale of things around the world. 

While director Maqbool Khan clarified that use of the word 'goriya' was not intentional, the makers have now changed the spelling of Beyonce to avoid legal trouble. The song was earlier titled 'Beyonce Sharma Jayegi' but it has now been changed and titled 'Beyonse Sharma Jayegi'. Yes, you heard that right. 

In his statement, addressing the uproar over the song, Maqbool Khan had said, "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 in Indian songs to address a girl, that it didn't occur to any of us to interpret it in a literal manner." 

He added, "The comparison with Beyonce is simply meant to be a street-smart guy flattering a girl who he 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 never any question of disrespect." 

Well, we wonder if this spelling change makes it any better. 

ALSO READ: Khaali Peeli song 'Beyonce Sharma Jayegi' receives flak on Twitter; Netizens apologize to singer


Anonymous : Someone tag the OTT platform, Beyoncé, Beyoncé’s record label and BLM. That will put an end to it. Changing C to S won’t save them.
REPLY 8 1 year ago
Anonymous : beyonce should sue their ass
REPLY 11 1 year ago
Anonymous : Beyonce sharma nahi jayegi, marr he jayegi yeh bakwas dekh ke.
REPLY 12 1 year ago
Anonymous : How hard is it to frame NORMAL lyrics? Just bcoz the word goriya has been for decades doens't mean that the present generation will accept it , bollywood should better get rid of this color and racist discrimination or get ready to pack it's bags and leave
REPLY 19 1 year ago
Anonymous : They are IDIOTS THE LOT of them and whats more surprising is the older THE DUMBER THEY AND they children need to get their heads checked BUT IT IS WE who have made them like this WE WORSHIP THEM make a few families by recycling THE SAME STORY of maiden in distress needing to be saved by PRINCE CHARMING.All their movies are the fucking story but why do Indians seem obsessed with them..I watched THEM COZ of Nepotism debut which of the star kids could AND GOD in heaven even college drama clubs have more talent.
REPLY 0 1 year ago
Anonymous : Lol they clearly know nothing about how copyright works. A phonetic similarity is also within her copyright. You think another computer company called APPEL won’t get sued by Apple. Lol. Illiterates
REPLY 22 1 year ago
Anonymous : BOLD of you to THINK these people have more than 5 brain cells operating at a time.AM vonna tag these coz THIS KIND OF STUPIDITY should be criminal and they commiting Fraud by using BEYONCÉ'S name to get attention AND YES SHE IS BLACK JUST LIKE ME YOU FOOLS
REPLY 0 1 year ago
Anonymous : Too little, too late. No one's gonna watch your movie. If you really want to do damage control, switch your lead actors who are both nepo kids!
REPLY 21 1 year ago
Anonymous : Lyricists were at fault, they fixed it. Stop criticizing lead actors in the name of NEPOTISM.
REPLY 5 1 year ago
Anonymous : What did the previous commenter say that is wrong.THEY ARE NEPO KIDS and CANNOT ACT only you blind fools fall for this nonsense.
REPLY 0 1 year ago
Anonymous : Still going to get sued! Copyright covers name spelling to give same meaning! I let her legal team know. Nepo kids ki business toh bandh kogi. PV post this.
REPLY 19 1 year ago
Anonymous : ME and YOU as well as my fellow groups on BLM in BOSTON white washing fools who think will be called THE WHITES KNOW YOUR BLEACHING i hope you know to one but yourselves..AM BLACK and PROUD coz if i want to be another race then i would have to change my parents AND I LOVE PARENTS so go still from whites you idolize and leave BLACKS alone with our NAPPY,NOT FAIR SKIN it is BLACK and our culture most races try to mimic.What is wrong with these clones.
REPLY 0 1 year ago
Anonymous : Hypocrisy, much?
REPLY 17 1 year ago
Anonymous : The interpretation still remains the same. Definitely yeh bakwas gaana dekhke Beyonce ghabra jayegi.
REPLY 21 1 year ago
Anonymous : Wow ! Actually ban everything from Bollywood because it is a racist industry please name me a actor / actress who has a dark skin tone and hasn’t been discriminated for their colour . All actresses/actors have fair skin , even if they don’t look or have beautiful eyes,nose,lips,hair,etc but they should be fair ,Eg - Ananya Panday! that’s why I don’t want to watch movies or else I am also supporting racism.. #blacklivesmatter,#boycott Bollywood,#stopracism # allrequal!!
REPLY 27 1 year ago