Pak media attacks Alia Bhatt’s music video debut, ‘Prada’; claims song plagiarised

The Doorbeen’s latest song ” may have won hearts in the country, but it is creating waves of a different kind across the border. The pop-hit, that featuresin the video, is facing charges of plagiarism by Pakistani media.

According to, the song’s melody is the same as a ’90s song, ‘Goray rung ka zamana’, by the Pakistani band,. The song, written by Shoaib Mansoor, was part of the album, ‘Vital Signs Volume 1’.

Several users took to social media to askto give credit to the original song.

‘Thanks for copying vital signs. At the very least you could have given credit!,’ a user tweeted.

Pakistani actress also took to her social media handle to slam the composers, writing, ‘I find this strange. On the one handvilifiesat every opportunity they get. On the other, they continue to steal our songs without so much as an acknowledgment. “Copyright violation” and “royalty payments” obviously mean nothing.’

I find this strange. On the one hand Bollywood vilifies Pakistan at every opportunity they get. On the other, they…

— Mehwish Hayat TI (@MehwishHayat)

‘Prada’ was released on August 12 and has garnered over 21 million views on YouTube. The Doorbeen, a two-member band, shot to fame with their earlier number, ‘Lamberghini’.

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A Star Is Born

Actress Alia Bhatt is no stranger to filmdom. Being born to filmy parents – her father Mahesh Bhatt has produced and directed blockbusters in the ’90s while her mother Soni Razdan has been a versatile actress – it
was natural that she follow in their footsteps.

Thus it was no surprise when at 19, she made a stunning debut in Karan Johar’s ‘Student Of The Year’ in 2012. The film, a teeny-bopper romance, went on to become a runaway hit – and Alia Bhatt had arrived.

Seven years and 12 movies after ruling the silver screen as the leading lady, she has made a mark for herself with her acting, vivaciousness and versatility. With ‘Kalank’ and ‘Brahmastra’ lined up for release later this year, there’s hope among her fans that she will be able to strike gold, again, at the box-office.

As she turns 26, we take a look at all the films where she made an impression.