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Watch: Diljit Dosanjh croons Ikk Kudi for Alia Bhatt

The makers of Udta Punjab released a new song on Wednesday, Ik Kudi, featuring Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh. The song, an adapted version of late Shiv Kumar Batalvi’s poem by the same name, has been sung by Diljit.

bollywood Updated: May 11, 2016 14:19 IST
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Diljit Dosanjh makes his acting and singing debut in Bollywood films with Udta Punjab.
Diljit Dosanjh makes his acting and singing debut in Bollywood films with Udta Punjab.(YouTueb grab)

The makers of Udta Punjab released a new song on Wednesday, Ik Kudi, featuring Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh. The song, an adapted version of late Shiv Kumar Batalvi’s poem by the same name, has been sung by Diljit.

Alia Bhatt is an aspiring hockey player in Udta Punjab. (YouTube grab)

Amit Trivedi has composed the song that shows Alia, who plays an aspiring hockey player in the film, hitchhiking her way to a training centre and starting her journey in the game.

Watch the song

Prepping fans for the song release, Shahid Kapoor, who plays a rockstar in the film, had shared a small video on his Instagram page.

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#udtapunjab #ikkudi coming up Tom @aliaabhatt @diljitdosanjh

A video posted by Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) on

Directed by Abhishek Choubey, Udta Punjab deals with the problem of drug addiction among Punjab’s youth. Kareena Kapoor plays a doctor in the film and Alia is a Bihari migrant who has to give up on her dream of playing hockey after her father’s death. Diljit, who makes his Bollywood debut with the film, plays a cop.

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Presented by Balaji Motion pictures and produced by Phantom Pictures, Udta Punjab is set to hit theaters on June 17.

Alia Bhatt in a still from the song. (YouTube grab)

Diljit has popular numbers like Proper Patola, Tung Tung Baje, Pagg Wala Munda, Patiala Peg to his credit .

Watch Proper Patola by Diljit

Talking about the song Diljit said in a statement, “I was extremely glad to know that Shri Shiv Kumar Batalvi’s poem Ikk Kudi would be featured in my debut Hindi film. And more that I am so excited and happy that I got to sing it. It was really an experience which will always be special for me. I hope people like the song as much as I do.”

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