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After Akon, Rihanna to work in Simbu's Love Anthem

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International singer Akon, who entered Indian films with Shahrukh Khan's Ra.One, recently worked with Silambarasan aka Simbu alias STR in his forthcoming album Love Anthem. Now, yet another recording artist is all set to work in the latest album. Well, it is none other than multifaceted Rihanna.

There have been a lot of reports earlier about Rihanna working with Simbu in his Love Anthem. But the Tamil actor had rubbished the rumours on his Twitter account. Well, he had claimed that he wants to sign two international singers (one male and female each) and had asked his fans to suggest two names. He tweeted, "Suggest me one male and one female international artist for the final version of The Love Anthem!!!"

Now that he roped in Akon and worked with him recently for Love Anthem, people are now curious about the female singer. As the reports suggested earlier, his followers pressed him on roping in Rihanna. Hence, he has reportedly approached the global singer. Continue reading the news on the slideshow...


As Akon's association with Love Anthem has been getting a lot of hype, Simbu wants to make it further bigger by bringing in Rihanna to work on his prestigious project.


Talks are still on and Simbu is hopeful of roping her in to Love Anthem. But Rihanna is yet to give her consent. It is also unclear whether she would come to Chennai to shoot her portions.

Simbu With Akon

However, Akon was in Chennai last week to work on the project. After recording his voice on May 5, he took part in the shoots. The international singer sported a veshti (dhoti) for the shoots, and Vasuki Bhaskar designed the clothes.

Simbu With Akon

After completing the shoots, Simbu tweeted, "Done with the shoot :) thanks to @Akon such a grt person ... Wonderful human being. He has tried our kuthu step and he just rocked it :)"

Simbu With Akon

Talking about The Love Anthem, which has words of 96 languages, Silambarsan tweeted earlier, "Split up by the barriers called languages, we fail to conversate love. Thus a step, a scream, a stride in breaking the barriers, a stride uniting 96 languages and millions of people to build a unbreakable bond. For world peace a small contribution from an indian ... Coming soon - a love anthem for the world !!!"

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