US Pop singer Rihanna made headlines in India on Wednesday after she raised issues over the continuing farmers’ agitation in Delhi.
Whereas many different worldwide celebrities and activists quickly adopted go well with, quite a few activists and stars in India lauded Rihanna for her transfer, together with Punjabi singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh.
Dosanjh on Wednesday launched his newest monitor devoted to the worldwide pop star. The two.16 minute-long Punjabi quantity attracts its title, ‘RIRI (Rihanna)’, from the Grammy-winning artiste’s nickname.
The audio monitor, which was launched on Dosanjh’s YouTube channel round 1.30 pm, has been penned by lyricist Raj Ranjodh, with music by Intense.
The music acknowledges Rihanna’s Caribbean roots, with the opening traces describing the singer as a “stunning girl from Barbados” with “shining, vibrant eyes” who “spreads colors” throughout her.
In accordance with the lyrics, Dosanjh, 37, thanked God for sending “this angel on earth”, earlier than additional expressing his want to present the singer a Patiala go well with and jhaanjhar (pair of heavy anklets).
“All Punjabis are your followers, individuals are jealous of your fanbase,” he sings.
On Tuesday, Rihanna shared a CNN information article along with her 100 million followers on Twitter, calling out the web shutdown on the protest websites close to Kaithal, Panipat, Jind, Rohtak, Charkhi Dadri, Sonipat and Jhajjar districts in Haryana.
“Why aren’t we speaking about this? #FarmersProtest,” the 32-year-old singer wrote.
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 2, 2021
After Rihanna lent her help to farmers, worldwide names resembling local weather activist Greta Thunberg and former grownup star Mia Khalifa additionally joined the discourse.
In December final 12 months, Dosanjh, identified for “Udta Punjab” and “Good Newwz”, joined the farmers protests at Delhi’s Singhu border and requested the demonstrators to be affected person and peaceable of their agitation and requested the federal government to simply accept their calls for.
(With PTI inputs)
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