Sunday, March 23, 2008

Music Composer Bappi Lahiri to Make Few Songs for Shah Rukh Khan’s IPL Team

The inaugural competition of Indian Premier League (IPL) kicks off next moth. Now, the owners of IPL teams are trying their best to promote their respective teams in best possible ways ahead of the tournament. Shah Rukh Khan is the pioneer here. He has gone all the way to promote his team Kolkata Knight Riders. He has already made a theme song, composed by notable Bollywood directors Vishal-Shekhar. Recently, Shah Rukh Khan has recently held press conferences in Mumbai and Kolkata and unveiled the team logo. Now, according to recent repot, Shah Rukh Khan has approached music composer Bappi Lahiri to make some songs for his team.

NDTV Movies reported:

In fact last week, even the Bangalore Royal Challengers, owned by Dr Vijay Mallya had announced their plans for an ad and a promotional video which would feature Rahul Dravid along with Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone.
Now it seems like the promotion isn't enough for the teams. News has it that Shah Rukh Khan has apparently approached veteran music composer Bappi Lahiri to compose some more songs for his team.
Bappi would be composing three songs, which would be sung by him, Usha Uthup, and a Bengali band called Bhoomi.
The songs would be recorded some time next week and you never know King Khan may himself croon some lines.

All the IPL teams are now promoting their teams. Shah Rukh Khan recently roped in Rani Mukherjee and Bipasha Basu to perform during the matches at Eden Garden. Shah Rukh Khan is a celebrity in India and he has enough resources and ability to promote something in the best possible way, be it a movie or a cricket team. Now, let us see if Shah Rukh Khan’s team can get some success on the pitch as Shah Rukh Khan is getting now off the pitch.