Dil Chahta Hai song in Ghanchakkar

  • Dibyojyoti Baksi, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Jun 20, 2013 19:11 IST
  • Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan

    Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan earlier featured together in The Dirty Picture. Ghanchakkar is their second venture together. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

  • Emraan Hashmi, Altaf Raja

    Emraan Hashmi and Altaf Raja in a still from Jholuram in Ghanchakkar.

  • Vidya Balan

    Vidya Balan's latest film Ghanchakkar however couldn't impress.

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    Vidya Balan in a still from Ghanchakkar.  (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

  • Vidya Balan

    Vidya plays a loud, Punjabi housewife in her upcoming movie Ghanchakkar. The movie features Emraan Hashmi opposite Vidya Balan. The film is slated for release ...

  • Vidya Balan, Emraan Hashmi

    Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi in a still from their film Ghanchakkar. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

Vidya Balan has been going around town dressed like her character in Ghanchakkar to promote the film. Add to that, things like Emraan Hashmi shooting on a portion of an arterial road in Mumbai, and it’s hardly surprising that the film has been making news.

But now, director Raj Kumar Gupta has done something that might get a few Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan fans interested as well. They will be using part of the Dil Chahta Hai (DCH; 2001) title track in the film, in addition to a portion of the Kimi Katkar-starrer Tarzan’s (1985) title track also.

UTV Motion Pictures (producers) has bought the rights to the two songs to use them circumstantially in different parts of the film. “Gupta found them apt for some situations. The two songs together have cost them around Rs 20 lakh,” reveals a trade source.

Gupta, however, is not using the full songs. “He is using only 10 to 15 seconds of the DCH track and some parts of the Tarzan number,” the source adds.

When contacted, Gupta says, “Yes, it’s true that we have got the rights for the two songs. They will have situational placement that is somewhat ironic and comical. I hope people will like how we are using these songs.”

The film is being touted as a comedy of errors and is set to hit theatres on June 28.
 

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