'Besharam Rang', the song from Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming film 'Pathaan', has generated a lot of interest ever since it's release. While a large section of people have praised the song and the fabulous chemistry between the lead actors- Shah Rukh and Deepika Padukone- some are demanding that the song and film be boycotted. Immediately after the song's release, hashtag Boycott Bollywood started trending on Twitter.
Some users started slamming Deepika's costumes and sensual moves in the song, while a couple of others stated that the song was vulgar and does not reflect Indian culture.
“Bollywood is using vulgarity and violence to promote their films which is creating a negative impact on society. Stop watching their movies,” wrote one user.
The song composed by Vishal and Shekhar was crooned by the duo along with Shilpa Rao and Caralisa Monteiro.
Deepika's saffron-coloured attire courts controversy in MP?
There are reports that the upcoming Bollywood flick 'Pathaan' may face problem in Madhya Pradesh as both the ruling and the opposition have objected to the saffron costume worn by the actor in the film.
Responding to the film promos, State Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Wednesday termed the costumes and scenes in the film 'obscene and condemnable'. It should be corrected, or the state government will be forced to take a decision the screening of the film.
Objection has been raised over Deepika Padukone's saffron costume in a song titled 'besharam rang'. Released on Tuesday, the song is trending on social media.
Reacting on the controversy, state home minister Narottam Mishra said, "Actress Deepika Padukone's costume is highly objectionable and the song has been shot with a dirty mindset. The scenes and costumes of the songs should be changed, or we will have to take a decision on ist screening in Madhya Pradesh," Mishra said while accusing the actress of supporting the 'Tukde Tukde' gang.
Notably, leader of opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Govind Singh has also expressed his anger on costumes in the song. "The scenes of the song and costumes are highly objectionable. Such things are not acceptable in Indian culture," Singh said while talking to the reporters on Wednesday.
(with IANS inputs)