Harish Shankar clarifies about DJ song controversy

Gudilo Badilo song from Allu Arjun’s upcoming film Duvvada Jagannadham might have turned out to be a big hit, but it has landed the makers in a controversy as some Brahmin sections opposed the lyrics. They said that the lyrics have hurt the sentiments of Brahmin community and demanded an apology from the producer and also to expurgate them from the song.

Gudilo Badilo -Harish Shankar
Gudilo Badilo -Harish Shankar

They objected the usage of sacred words from holy texts to praise the heroine. As the controversy is brewing, Harish Shankar responded on it through an interaction with TV9. Harish, who is a devout Brahmin, said that they have no intention to degrade any caste and requested not to misinterpret the lyrics. He further clarified that no scene in the film would hurt the Brahmin community.

He said that he has the utmost respect for all communities and never wanted to belittle the sentiments or beliefs of anyone. Harish also clarified that the busy schedule had kept him away from responding on the issue till now. The lyrics for the song were penned by Sahiti. In the film, Allu Arjun plays a Brahmin caterer who starts a secret mission on a strong motive. The film is gearing up for release on June 23rd.

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