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Beyonce reference ‘Beyonce Sharma Jayegi’ cut from Bollywood song after racist lyrics storm

© Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIDAL With 23 Grammy wins and a sales record of over 100 million albums worldwide, Beyoncé is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in the history of pop music. Here's a look at some of the highlights from Queen Bey's life and illustrious career.

Mumbai, September 15 (Reuters) - 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 Beyonce. The offending lyrics, which translated as 'After looking at you fair woman, Beyonce would feel shy', featured in a song...

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Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away at 71

Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan has died aged 71. Photograph: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images

July 3 (The Indian Express) - Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away in Mumbai on Friday following a cardiac arrest. She was 71. Saroj’s daughter Sukaina Khan confirmed the news to indianexpress.com. Saroj Khan was born as Nirmala Nagpal. She joined the Indian film industry as a child artiste, playing the younger Shyama in Nazarana. She eventually became a background dancer...

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Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor dies at 67

Rishi Kapoor - Pic (India Today)

Mumbai, April 30 (India Today) - Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor breathed his last on April 30. The actor was admitted to HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday morning. Rishi Kapoor was battling cancer since 2018, and was in the US for treatment for a year. The actor's brother, Randhir Kapoor, told the media on Wednesday night that he was...

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