Rap it like the Big B

AT 65, Amitabh Bachchan remains indefatigable. Even as he continues to shoot for a number of films juggling dates among Mumbai, Goa and Delhi, in the last one week he also found the energy, breath and time to record three

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Published: Mon 22 Oct 2007, 10:46 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 8:47 PM

amisongs for Vishal-Shekhar for two different films. "One more song remains to be recorded for Sujoy Ghosh's Alladin as soon as I return to Mumbai," the Big B said from Goa where he's shooting for debutant director Vivek Sharma's Bhootnath.

The Big B plays a ghost in Sharma's film. "I've sung a rap song for Vishal-Shekhar for my ghost's character in Bhootnath and another rap song for my djinn's character in Alladdin. Plus I recorded a soft lyrical number for Bhootnath. As soon as I return I'll record one more song for Alladin," he added.

Vishal-Shekhar, who have composed this carnival of crooning for the Big B, have been working on a non-film hip-hop album of Abhishek Bachchan for producer Rohan Sippy for the last one year. That too will have singing inputs from the senior Bachchan.

"It looks like the music composers are thinking of an alternative career for me. They obviously don't think much of me as an actor," the Big B joked before flying off to the London Film Festival for Rituparno Ghosh's The Last Lear, a film in which the actor's vocal prowess has come for much praise.

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