LYRICS REPRESENTS ROMANCE, VOILENCE AND STATUS QUO TENDENCIES: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PAKISTAN AND INDIAN SONGS (2021)
The main goal of this research is to examine the romance, violence and status co in the songs lyrics of India and Pakistani of 2021 and compre them with one another. This study employed qualitative thematic analysis to get the results. Top rated Youtube Indian and Pakistani songs of 2021 of different genres like Pop, Hip-Hop and Qawwali were selected as population. Sample size was consisted on 15 Indian and 15 Pakistani songs of 2021.Purposive sampling technique was used this study. The lyrics of songs were divided into the themes like Romance, Violence and Status quo and these themes were also divided into sub themes. The results show that Pakisani songs lyrics have more romance, less violence and less status quo as compare to India songs lyrics. The lyrics of Pakistani hip-hop songs are romantic, violent in nature and posess more status quo as compre to the lyrics of Indian Songs. The lyrics of Pakistani qawwali songs lyrics are less romantic and create more violence. The aspect of status quo was absent in the qawwali lyrics of Pakistan and Indian songs lyrics.