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Rahman to introduce Punjabi beats for Olympics

Mumbai: Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman, who is reuniting with Danny Boyle for London Olympics, will celebrate Indian influence in UK by incluing Punjabi track in the opening ceremony. The 46-year-old has teamed up with

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Updated on: July 01, 2012 10:03 IST
rahman to introduce punjabi beats for olympics
rahman to introduce punjabi beats for olympics

Mumbai: Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman, who is reuniting with Danny Boyle for London Olympics, will celebrate Indian influence in UK by incluing Punjabi track in the opening ceremony.




The 46-year-old has teamed up with Boyle, the artistic director of the games, for the gala ceremony.

"Clarifying the report on the Olympics track I am composing... It's a track in Punjabi celebrating the Indian influence in the UK.

It's a part of a medley in the Olympics opening ceremony, according to Danny Boyle's creative wishes!," Rahman wrote on facebook page.

It is the third collaboration between the Oscar-winning director and the Indian composer after the success of 'Slumdog Millionaire' and '127 Hours'. The 2012 London Olympics will be held from July 27 to August 12.

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