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Honey Singh in trouble: Rapper booked for use of 'indecent' lyrics in 'Makhna'

Earlier, Manisha Gulati said the song may have 'a degrading influence on society'.

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Updated: Jul 09, 2019, 12.18 PM IST
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Punjabi Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh in trouble over vulgar lyrics
Punjabi Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh in trouble over vulgar lyrics
A week after Punjabi rapper Honey Singh was slammed by the Women's Commission in Punjab for his song 'Makhna', the singer was booked for use of lewd lyrics. The 36-year-old made use of terms like 'Main hoon womaniser', which means, 'I am a womaniser', in his song. This infuriated the Chairperson of the commission, Manisha Gulati, who sought legal action.

Earlier, Gulati said that she had written to the Director General of Police to register a criminal case against the singer for using vulgar lyrics.

A criminal case was registered against Honey Singh (in pic) for using lyrics like 'Mein hoon womaniser' (I am a womaniser).​
A criminal case was registered against Honey Singh (in pic) 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".


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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