A music video featuring actor Jacqueline Fernandez and rapper Badshah was released today. The song, titled Genda Phool, is composed by Badshah and is also sung by the rapper and Payal Dev.
Genda Phool is a steamy track which has a distinct folk melody fused with urban sounds. Directed by Sneha Shetty Kohli, the video opens with Badshah entering a festive venue as Jacqueline is seen dressed in Bengali tradition attire a white and red sari. As he begins praising her, Payal Dev joins Jacqueline and sings in Bengali.
Filmmaker Karan Johar launched the much awaited song today on his social media saying, “Here is the new @Its_Badshah track to lift all your collective spirits!!! Dance to it! Sing to it! And omg how hot is @Asli_Jacqueline !!!! Such a cool song this is!!! ENJOY.”
Earlier, during Holi, Jacqueline released a song titled Mere Aangne Me which became popular amongst the masses and it was the actress’ look that won over the million hearts.
On the work front, Jacqueline will next be seen in Mrs. Serial Killer, the movie will also mark her digital debut. Jacqueline even dons a traditional ‘laal paar saree’ in the video of Genda Phool.
Talking about Genda Phool, Badshah said in a statement, “I feel blessed that I have received so much love and support throughout my journey from the audiences. I have always wanted to make content that is relatable across the globe and here I am with a very special song – Genda Phool. I hope the audience continues to support me in my new journey and likes this new song.”
Jacqueline’s last release was Tarun Mansukhani’s much-delayed action thriller Drive, which skipped a theatrical release and directly came out on Netflix. Despite being unanimously panned by critics, it was one of the most-watched films on the streaming platform.
Jacqueline will be seen in yet another Netflix film, Mrs Serial Killer, this year. Directed by Shirish Kunder, the film will have her playing a doting wife who turns killer to free her husband who has been framed and imprisoned for serial murders.
On the big screen, Jacqueline will be seen next in Lakshya Raj Anand’s Attack, alongside her Dishoom co-star John Abraham. The action thriller revolves around a rescue operation by an elite commando team and is reportedly inspired by real events.