Rahman to introduce Punjabi beats for Olympics
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. PTI