Rajinikanth sings in Hindi for the first time

  • Agencies, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Apr 03, 2012 12:47 IST
  • Rajinikanth and his daughter Soundarya

    Rajinikanth and his daughter Soundarya were seen promoting their film Kochadaiyaan: The Legend in London. Take a look at the stars.

  • Rajinikanth,  Soundarya Rajinikanth and music composer AR Rahman

    Actor Rajinikanth (centre) poses with his director daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth and music composer AR Rahman (right) at a photo call for Kochadaiyaan: The Legend, at ...

  • Rajinikanth

    The man himself: Rajinikanth poses in front of the Kochadaiyaan poster.

  • Soundarya

    Rajini's daughter Soundarya has directed the film Kochadaiyaan.

  • Rajnikanth, director Soundarya, music composer AR Rahman and producer J. Murali Manohar

    (L-R) Actor Rajnikanth, director Soundarya, music composer AR Rahman and producer J. Murali Manohar pose during the promotion of their film Kochadaiyaan.

  •  AR Rahman

    Academy and Grammy award winner AR Rahman has composed the music for the Tamil film starring the Southern superstar.

  • Soundarya

    Director Soundarya is all smiles at the event.

  • Soundarya

    Rajinikanth and daughter Soundarya pose for the cameras.

Superstar Rajinikanth has created history by singing a song in Hindi for the very first time. The South Indian actor, who originally recorded the Tamil song for his daughter Soundarya's film Kochadaiyaan, will be singing with none other than music composer AR Rahman.

“Rajini and Rahman came together to render Rahman’s composition. In Hindi. Rajniji had earlier sung the theme song for the Tamil version of Kochadaiyaan. But that was a completely different song. You must understand that the Hindi version of Kochadaiyaan is totally independent of its Tamil version. And so are the songs,” Kochadaiyaan producer Dr Murli Manohar told Mumbai Mirror.

The song has been written by Irshaad Kaamil of Love Aaj Kal and Rockstar fame. The song has a complicated imagery of life and mortality with several difficult Urdu words, probably the reason why Rajini was initially a little skeptical about pulling it off, reported the tabloid.

The superstar last sang a song almost two decades ago, when he was heard singing Adikuthu Kuluru in his voice for the Tamil film Mannan. Well, the megastar's Bollywood fans will definitely be overjoyed with this piece of news.

Caught in the act: Superstar Rajinikanth (Centre) records the song with AR Rahman (Right) and daugter Soundarya


 

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