Makhan Brar is a popular Punjabi writer, who writes dozen of songs, he writes a song for Gurdas Mann and many other Punjabi singers,
Makhan Brar is the prime name among one of those very few members of this fraternity, who never contain their thoughts. The man firmly writes whatever he sees or believes, which is why there have been instances when his creations even ran into controversies. Right from his magnum opus ‘Apna Punjab Hove’ to his evergreen track ‘Delhi Te Lahore’, almost every creation has been in the realm of some of the other controversy.
When his song ‘Apna Punjab Hove’ was released, Brar came under public rage, due to the phrase ‘Ghar Di Sharab Hove.’ People accused him of promoting toxic material like liquor through this song. However as soon as this ‘Apna Punjab Hove’ controversy settled down, another hit song ‘Delhi Te Lahore’ ran into a problem. A leading singer refused to release this song despite recording it as he felt that the lyrics of the song might hurt many sentiments across the border.