Singer-composer Arko Pravo Mukherjee, who has sung Bolte Parini for Akshay Kumar starrer Gold is quite happy to sing a Bengali song for the actor. Akshay Kumar is playing a Bengali character for the first time.
The song Bolte Parini is the Bengali version of the Hindi song Naino Ne Bandhi.
"I feel elated to bring my first Bengali song (in a Bollywood film) to my audiences and it makes me happier because it's for Akshay Sir. He is also playing a Bengali first time in his career. I have loved composing and singing for him in the past and this one is extra close to my heart," Arko said in a statement.
"In fact, my mother would be really happy now and stop scolding me for not singing a Bengali song for so long," he added.
Gold, directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani also features Kunal Kapoor, Mouni Roy and Amit Sadh. Gold, which is a historical sports drama will release on August 15.
(With IANS inputs)
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