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Bollywood

Web Desk
November 7, 2019

Salman Khan axes Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s song in ‘Dabangg 3’?

Bollywood

Web Desk
Thu, Nov 07, 2019

Salman Khan axes Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s song in ‘Dabangg 3’? 

Famed Pakistani music maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has reportedly been replaced by another singer in Salman Khan’s highly anticipated Dabangg 3 after tensions between India and Pakistan hit rock-bottom earlier this year.

According to a report published by Bollywood Hungama, the new Naina track which is a song detailing praises of Sonakshi Sinha’s eyes, will not be sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, but some other vocalist.

Also Read:   Rahat Fateh Ali and Salman Khan are back!

The song titled Tose Naina Lade was recorded in the acclaimed musician's soulful voice, however had to be dropped and re-sung by an Indian  artist, ever since relations between India and Pakistan deteriorated, leading to a ban on cross-cultural exchange of artists and talent. 

Teaser of Dabangg 3

The track is slated to release today and it is said that  the name of the artist has been kept under shadows up till now.

Read More: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan visits India

Rahat had lent his beautiful voice to the previous two instalments of the Dabangg franchise and had mustered rave reviews from audiences residing in both countries with glorious tracks like Tere Mast Mast Do Nain and  Tore Naina Bade Dagabaaz Re in the first and second editions of the film respectively. 

Meanwhile, Dabangg 3 is the third instalment of the much-adored franchise, starring Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and Saiee Manjrekar in lead roles, and will be opening in cinemas on December 20.