The classic song 'Humma Humma' from Mani Ratnam's 1995 hit film Bombay was one of the biggest chartbusters of the 1990s.
On Thursday, Dharma Productions released on YouTube the remix version of the song, called the "The Humma Song" and touted as "The Foot Tapping Song of 2016". The song will feature in the upcoming movie Ok Jaanu, starring Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur.
Thanks to the original's classic appeal, the video is trending in India and has over 5 million views. However, the Internet isn't much amused.
Here's are some thoughts on the new song, tweeted out by some folks who don't seem terribly impressed by it:
This #TheHummaSong sounds like it was composed on a Nokia 5110.
A phone made in 1998.
Where the original Humma song should have stayed!— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) December 15, 2016
I liked Badshah more when it was just a masala.— 🤓 (@krazyfrog) December 15, 2016
Pic 1 : original humma humma song
Pic 2 : Badshah's version pic.twitter.com/9RZ1gy1HVO— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) December 15, 2016
Me: I miss old Humma Humma.— Godman Chikna (@Madan_Chikna) December 15, 2016
Twitter: Soldiers on border miss their family. Ever thought about them
Humma Humma by AR Rehman is a dish which u saw on Cookery Show— Piyush (@friendlii_ghost) December 15, 2016
Humma Humma By Badshah is what u made at home from that recipe
Pic 1: Humma Humma - A R Rahman— PhD in Bak*****!! (@Atheist_Krishna) December 15, 2016
Pic 2: Humma Humma - Badshah
Humma Humma by A R Rehman - IIT— Ra_Bies (@Ra_Bies) December 15, 2016
Humma Humma by Badshah - IIN
The new Humma Humma song makes demonetization look well-executed.— Arnab Ray (@greatbong) December 15, 2016
They made Rahman and Badshah work together to remix Humma Humma, and you thought worst of 2016 has already happened lol— Micro-ambitious (@pal36) December 15, 2016
India: 2016 was rough. This year can't get any worse!— Kataakshवाणी™ (@SadButRushil) December 15, 2016
Badshah: Hold my Beer! *raps on a Rehman song* #TheHummaSong
Badshah was introduced to make people appreciate Yo Yo Honey Singh.— NumbYaar (@NumbYaar) December 15, 2016
Badshah puts the NO in Nostalgia. #thehummasong— Sahil Shah (@SahilBulla) December 15, 2016
Can't wait for Mika's rendition of Roja Jaaneman.— adrak (@ubercoolosis) December 15, 2016
Bae: Come over— Shilpa Rathnam (@shilparathnam) December 15, 2016
Bae: My parents aren't home &we can totally ruin one of Bollywood's few good songs
Me: COMING https://t.co/4Z7PujQGf4
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