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 video will be showcased for the first time at the Lux Golden Rose awards, to be telecast on December 18 on ZEE TV channel, a press release said.
Actor Arjun Kapoor, who will be hosting the event alongside Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker Karan Johar, will unveil the video.
“Dhaakad” talks about women empowerment and the makers have dedicated it to the daughters of India.
Sources close Aamir said when the actor got to know that the award function will acknowledge women for their efforts, he too wanted to do something special for them. So he went ahead and made his version of “Dhaakad”, to applaud women power and also introduce his on screen daughters Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra.
Dressed like a rapper, the actor has a certain swag in the song. The 51-year-old star has also shot a special video for the song where he is dressed like a rapper.
“Dhaakad”, which originally has been sung by rapper Raftaar, is the second song of “Dangal” after “Haanikaarak bapu“.
“Dangal”, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, is slated to release on December 23.