Musician Pritam Chakraborty, was taken by surprise when two Mexican synchronised swimmers chose his hit track “Aila Re Aila” to perform their routine at the Rio Olympics.
The Mexicans did their routine on the song from the Akshay Kumar-starrer Khatta Meetha (2010) sung by Daler Mehndi.
What was more surprising to the musician was the song did rounds at the Olympics on 15th August which is India’s Independence Day.
The music-maker of films like “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” and “Dilwale” is currently working on the music of Kabir Khan’s Salman Khan starrer “Tubelight.”
In 2010, American figure skaters and defending champion, Charlie White and Meryl Davis, returned to the US Figure Skating championship with a medley of Bollywood songs that opened with “Kajrare” from “Bunty Aur Babli,” and “Silsila” and “Dola Re” from “Devdas. – CINEWS