Akon had no problem singing in Hindi for ‘Chammak Challo’
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 06:53:54 GMT
Here we are talking about the biggest musical hit of the year, the amazing Chammak Challo song from the film Ra.One. Created by the composer duo Vishal-Shekhar and sung by international singer Akon, the song is a delight for all frenzied fans of Bollywood music. But was it easy for Akon, who was singing in Hindi for the first time?
The Senegalese-American singer Akon, who has a huge fan following in India, was brilliant while singing Chammak Challo for Shahrukh Khan’s ‘Ra.One’. Akon had no problem voicing the Hindi lyrics, reveals composer Shekhar Ravjiani of the duo Vishal-Shekhar.
“It was really easy for Akon. When he came to the studio and we told him that he would have to sing in Hindi too, he got really excited. Once he heard the lines, he started singing fluently. It took him only three-four hours to learn...he picked up everything so well,” as Shekhar is quoted as saying.
In fact, when the leaked version of Chammak Challo went viral online, it was Akon’s singing in Hindi that left an indelible mark on everyone’s mind. The music lovers were amazed with Akon’s singing capability, and it’s him who makes the song so special.
The song Chammak Challo is undoubtedly the USP of ‘Ra.One’.