Akshay Kumar has edged out Shahrukh Khan over the Hindi rights of
this year's sleeper hit 'Kolaveri di' track. The Khiladi has beaten
the King of the Bollywood, who was also in the race for the remake
rights, by successfully bagging the rights of the Tamil song.
Reports say that Akshay Kumar, like many others, became fan of
'Kolaveri di' and considering its popularity, he decided to acquire
the rights of the Hindi version. On the other end, Shahrukh Khan
also liked the song after Karan Johar praised the track on
In the process, SRK approached Rajinikanth but little less he
knew that Akki had sensibly contacted Dhanush through his
associates and sealed the deal. 'Kolaveri di' is a Tamil
track from the forthcoming movie 3. The song composed by
newcomer Anirudh is written and crooned by Dhanush.