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December 13, 2012
First Published: 16:52 IST(13/12/2012)
Last Updated: 01:26 IST(14/12/2012)
Good songs don’t need a big star: Bappi Lahiri
Veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri says he does not believe that a big star cast is a pre-requisite for a successful song in a film.
“I don’t believe in the star cast. There was no Khan saab in Ooh la la. Vidya Balan-ji was there, Naseeruddin Shah was there and it became history,” says the 60-year-old.
Ooh la la was sung and composed by Lahiri for the 2011-hit The Dirty Picture. Bappi has also sung a song for a small-budget film.
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