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02-27-2009, 12:34 AM #1
Sajid Nadiadwala spends 1.5 Crores on a song in Kambakth Ishq
By Subhash K. Jha, February 25, 2009 - 13:51 IST
Sajid Nadiadwala Kambakth Ishq now has two faces...rather voices. There was an item song by that catchy title that Sandeep Chowta had composed for Ram Gopal Varma's Pyar Tune Kya Kiya. Urmila Matondkar and Fardeen Khan had danced that track into the charts.
Now there's a new song by that title for Sajid Nadiadwala's Kambakth Ishq composed by RDB. No, not another R.D. Burman remix -God Forbid! It's the bhangra -pop group from Briton RDB, acronym for Rhythm Dhol Bass.
A favourite with Akshay Kumar, RDB were first heard in our cinema for Vipul Shah's Akshay vehicle Namastey London followed by Singh Is Kinng.
RDB walked into Kambakth Ishq after Carmen Electra and other international artistes who were supposed to participate in the song walked out.
Says Sajid, "It's just Akshay and Kareena dancing to RDB's tune and what a tune it is. It's not a music video but a song that we'll use as an integral part of the film. It will occur close to the film's interval. It will also be the first promotional song."
Press him for a sum of money spent on the song, and Sajid says it's close to 1.5 crore rupees.
Wonder what Sajid's old associate and faithful music director Anu Malik who scores the rest of the songs in Kambakth Ishq has to say about this invasion from the outside!