Thursday, March 11, 2010

“Akon” to break out some Hindi for Bollywood movie soundtrack - Entertainment News

Akon be leaving the Maida Vale studio after appearing on the Radio 1 Live Lounge. Akon Stopped by to pose and sign autographs for awaiting fans before he left in convoy of chauffeur driven vans. - Laurent Despois / Splash News
American rapper Akon will break out some Hindi for a Bollywood movie.

Akon, 36, will record a song for the movie soundtrack of RA.One, a science fiction action flick that will feature Bollywood heart-throb, Shah Rukh Khan, and the actress Kareena Kapoor.

Akon follows Snoop Dogg in the rap into Bollywood. Snoop recorded music for the soundtrack of the 2008 Singh Is Kinng, a comic caper about a Punjabi villager who becomes 'Kinng' of the Australian underworld, according to

AFP reports Khan said in Mumbai: 'He [Akon] is a gracious person. He will record a song in Hindi and will also feature in the video. He has flown [in] with his family, friends and team of musicians.'

Akon, who is donating his services gratis, said: 'India is my next focus area. I want to try different things, want to explore – want to enjoy my work. We have the same kind of entertainment, the only difference is of tradition and language.'


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