Legendary musician Bappi Lahiri's 1980 hit number Jhoom Jhoom Jhoom Baba from Mithun-starrer Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki had previously featured in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2
New Delhi: Looks like India may have to share Bappi da with the world. Are you ready for that?
After getting his 1980 hit number Jhoom Jhoom Jhoom Baba from Mithun-starrer Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki featured in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 and Jimmy Jimmy used in Adam Sandler’s You Don’t Mess With the Zohan used the musician is all set to repeat the feat.
The Indian veteran singer-composer recently revealed that he is in talks with Marvel Studios for one of their upcoming movies. "I am currently in talks with Marvel Studios. They had used my song Jhoom Jhoom Jhoom Baba. Chris Pratt, the hero of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, had really liked the song. So maybe a song (by me) will be used in their next film. I will go to Hollywood in April," he told IANS in a telephonic interview.
Amrita Pandey, vice president-Studios, Disney India, said, "After listening to some popular songs from the 1980s, the team unanimously felt Jhoom Jhoom Jhoom Baba echoes the fun spirit associated with The Guardians. The song is about making the best of the moment and enjoying it, just like these superheroes. We hope the mash-up for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 will be enjoyed by existing and innumerable new fans in India."
Not only Hollywood, but Bappi da is also all set to rock the music world. He recently collaborated with rapper Snoop Dogg for the track Patiala Peg in 2015 for South director SK Basheed’s Bollywood debut.
Meanwhile, Lahiri also revealed his plans to direct a musical titled Ek Adhura Sangeet and is keep to see a biopic made on his life too. "A lot of people are approaching me to make a film on my life but I haven't finalised anything. The biopic should start by this year," he said, adding that 'actor Ranveer Singh could probably play my younger version... you know the 1970s, '80s and '90s time.'
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Last Updated Mar 5, 2019, 5:12 PM IST