Friday, August 17, 2007

Scoop: Shakira to sing for Bollywood!

Ok's a scoop from Bollywood Buzz.

If all goes well, latin singer Shakira might sing for amchi Bollywood!!!

It's a distinctive instrumental music album binding the West and the East called Miami to Mumbai which is bringing Shakira 's percussionist and music publisher Archie Pena along with noted Indian music designer Dhrubajit Gogoi for the very first time.

"Archie is coming here next month and we shall start recording the music. We will have these singers giving a few vocal strains in the albums to enrich the music," says Gogoi, who has designed music earlier for films like Rakht, Page 3, Corporate and Traffic Signal among others.

Latin percussionist guru Archie has earlier worked with Shakira on Oral Fixation and Jennifer Lopez in her album On the Six, apart from working with jazz legends like George Benson and Paquito D'Rivera and Latin pop diva Gloria Estefan among others.

Gogoi and Pena are now speaking to various directors from Hollywood as well as top Indian directors to direct the video. Archie is currently in talks with a few Bollywood producers regarding the same.

Here's a video of Shakira performing live at 2006 MTV Music Awards, New York. Very few people know that this live performance of Shakira was choreographed by our very own Farah Khan! She was specially flown all the way to New York to train Shakira on some Indian dance steps to be used in this performance. Watch!

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