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Priyanka to pay tribute to Asha Bhosle at IIFA

IANS  Mumbai, June 25, 2011
First Published: 18:45 IST(24/6/2011) | Last Updated: 17:56 IST(25/6/2011)

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra will pay a tribute to singing legend Asha Bhosle at the ongoing International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards in Toronto in an act choreographed by Shiamak Davar.

"Yes, Priyanka is doing a tribute to Ashaji. Asha Bhosle will receive an award for outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. Shiamak Davar will choreograph the tribute," said Sabbas Joseph, director, Wizcraft International Entertainment, the organisers of the event.

Shiamak said: "When one does a tribute to a legend like Ashaji one has to be faithful to the originals. But I love interpreting songs in my own way as always.I love Ashaji's songs. They're timeless. I've re-developed the whole era with my properties and costumes. I Priyankaam sure PC (Priyanka) will do a good job."

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