Gurdas Maan’s hit song ‘Punjab’ which depicts the reality of the current Punjab has gone viral on social media. The song appeared to be shared by just about every Punjabi on social media including top singers and websites. Social media was buzzing due to the reality check presented in the videography of the song.
A poem slamming the post election release of the song was being very widely shared on social media:
However, many took to social media to speak out against the hypocritical past of the singer. They stated that Gurdas Maan’s song is no doubt wonderful but his past songs such as ‘Apna Punjab’ glorified alcoholic drinking.
Many on social media questioned Gurdas Maan over visiting several Dera Baba’s such as Nakodar wala Baba depicted in the following picture and the Nirankari Baba.
Professor Rao had issued a video while back asking for an apology for his song which sensationalized alcoholic drinking.
Some of Gurdas Maan’s fans also questioned why the song was released post the Punjab Assembly elections and stated it would’ve been better the song was released prior.
Professor Rao who wrote several books on Punjabi language spoke out against the ‘Apna Punjab’ song of Gurdas Maan.