No more Beyoncé in Bollywood song: racism claims result in cut of black US singer reference

//No more Beyoncé in Bollywood song: racism claims result in cut of black US singer reference

No more Beyoncé in Bollywood song: racism claims result in cut of black US singer reference

A song from an upcoming Bollywood film has been rewritten after social media users criticised the original lyrics as racist for glorifying fair skin and making an inappropriate reference to black American pop star Beyoncé.The offending lyrics, which translated as “After looking at you fair woman, Beyoncé would feel shy”, featured in a song from a film called Khaali Peeli, whose director Maqbool Khan swiftly apologised.“[The] lyric in question was never intended racially,” Khan said in a…

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