It had to happen one day or the other. Even as B-Town was placing its bets on the songstress Sunidhi Chauhan to be the first one to go international, it comes as a surprise to know that Bollywood's very own 'Chhaiya Chhaiya' man Sukhwinder Singh, who only recently Chak De'ed many a listener's heart with his chart-bursting songs in Chak De India and Om Shanti Om amongst others.
This man is now all set to sing in a Hollywood film which is being directed by Steven Spielberg, no less! The film will star Denzel Washington. Singh has been signed by Universal Pictures for the same.
Sukhwinder says that the Hollywood filmmakers wanted to recreate the magic of 'Chhaiya Chhaiya', which had become immensely popular in Hollywood. For this film however, he will be singing a traditional folk Kutchi song.
Story first published: Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 14:11 [IST]