Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who showcased his singing talent with the song “Aati kya khandala” from the 1998 film “Ghulam”, will return as a singer after 18 years. The actor has recorded his version of the song “Dhaakad” from his upcoming film “Dangal”.
The superstar Khan has recorded a video for the song and interesting, it will be aired at an award show. While Aamir Khan stopped attending award shows a long time back, citing that they are paid and the jury is biased, his video song will be aired for the first time during the Lux Golden Rose Awards, set to be telecast on December 18 on Zee TV, read a statement. (ALSO READ: Aamir Khan’s Dangal title song: Daler Mehendi’s voice, Amitabh Bhattacharya’s lyrics, Pritam’s music pack a powerful punch in this inspirational track)
Actor Arjun Kapoor, who will be hosting the event alongside Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker Karan Johar, will unveil the video.
Dressed like a rapper, the 51-year-old can be seen talking about women empowerment and introducing Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra, who play his onscreen daughters in “Dangal”.
“Dhaakad”, which originally has been sung by rapper Raftaar, is the second song of “Dangal” after “Haanikaarak bapu”. The title track of the film Dangal Dangal also impressed audience with great inspiring lyrics and Daler Mehendi’s powerful voice. Dangal’s story line has audience in anticipation and all the songs have hit the right notes too. For a film that deals with serious subjects like gender equality, the songs do not look forced and are a beautiful extension of the story. (ALSO READ: Dangal song Gilehriyaan out: See how Fatima Sana Shaikh as Geeta Phogat enjoys freedom for the first time)
“Dangal”, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, is slated to release on December 23. Nitesh Tiwari has earlier worked on films like Bhoothnath Returns and Chillar Party. The director is known to weave social messages in the story in such a way that the message is communicated reaches the audience without seeming preachy. With Dangal too, we are sure that the ace director will subtly yet strongly drive home the point about women being equal to men in every aspect.