‘Beyonce Sharma Jayegi’ Is Now ‘Duniya Sharma Jayegi’ After Heavy Backlash
Due to its originally racist and colourist lyrics (and also…
Due to its originally racist and colourist lyrics (and also because the song itself isn’t that great), the music video for ‘Beyonce Sharma Jayegi’ from Khaali Peeli has more than a million dislikes compared to 110K likes.
The social media backlash was such that the makers of the song decided to tweak the name to ‘Beyonse Sharma Jayegi’ and have now completely changed it to ‘Duniya Sharma Jayegi’.
The original lyrics of the song went like this: “Oh tujhe dekh ke goriya… Beyonce sharma jayegi” and netizens took offense to the term ‘goriya’ which is used to describe a fair woman.
On Apple Music, at least, that particular line has been tweaked.