The Internet Is Not Happy With The Video For The New Coldplay & Beyonce Track

30 January 2016 | 10:35 am | Staff Writer

People have questioned their depiction of Indian culture.

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It was only released in the last 24 hours but the video for Coldplay's new single Hymn For The Weekend featuring US singer Beyonce has sparked a massive online debate, with many slamming the depiction of Indian culture in the film clip. 

The video which was filmed on set in Mumbai, features street artists and performers, as well as Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, though many are questioning why Beyonce is seen in the clip in complete desi attire. 

The term "cultural appropriation" has been thrown around a lot in this discussion (adopting a culture by a member of a different culture) and many are concerned as to whether Coldplay and Beyonce are guilty of this. 

Here is what the internet is saying about the clip: 

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Neither have publicly commented on the controversy surrounding the video as yet.

Meanwhile, Coldplay and Beyonce are set to take the stage together in just over a week to perform at the annual Superbowl halftime show.

Check out the video below.