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Rapper Honey Singh in trouble over vulgar lyrics in his new song Makhna

Honey Singh, who is not new to controversy, is in fresh trouble for his new music video Makha,where he has used lyrics such as ‘Main hoon womaniser’.

music Updated: Jul 03, 2019 11:17 IST

Indo Asian News Service, Chandigarh
Honey Singh had courted controversy in 2013 too over vulgar lyrics.
Honey Singh had courted controversy in 2013 too over vulgar lyrics.(Instagram)
         

Popular Punjabi rapper Honey Singh has again courted a controversy for lewd lyrics in his new song Makhna. Taking a suo moto cognizance, Punjab State Women Commission chairperson Manisha Gulati said she has written to the Director General of Police to register a criminal case against the singer for using lyrics like “Mein hoon womaniser (I am a womaniser)”.

“A legal action and an inquiry is required to be initiated by the police on the matter as the song readied by T-series chairman Bhushan Kumar and singers Honey Singh and Neha Kakkar uses vulgar words against women,” she said in a communique.

 

She said the commission has sought status report from the police officials by July 12 in this regard. Demanding a ban on the song, she said it is “indecent and have a degrading influence on society”.

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The rapper in 2013 was involved in a controversy over the lyrics of his song “Main hoon balatkari (I am a rapist)”. Even the Punjab and Haryana High Court had ordered the Punjab government to file a case against Honey Singh for singing vulgar songs. It had also said singers like Honey Singh should be boycotted, as “his songs make us hang our heads in shame”.

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First Published: Jul 03, 2019 11:14 IST

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