Brazilian football legend Pele will have Academy award winning Indian music composer AR Rahman for company on October 12th, the organizers confirmed on Thursday.
The Enthiran musician who is composing music for Pele's biopic Pele: Birth of a Legend, will fly down to the city(Kolkata) to meet the 74-year-old and be a part of the 'Legends Night' at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on October 12th, where former India skipper Sourav Ganguly and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will also be present.
"Yes, A.R. Rahman is supposed to be in town and meet Pele. He will be here on 12th night," Satadru Dutta, chief strategist of Multicon Group, who are one of the organizers, told IANS.
"He has shown keen interest in meeting Pele. He might discuss about the biopic. He is supposed to sing a happy birthday song for him too ahead of his birthday on October 23rd," Dutta said.
Pele, three-time FIFA World Cup winner, is scheduled to arrive in the city on October 11th, and will then attend Indian Super League (ISL). Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata are taking on the Kerala Blasters where he will be the guest of honour two days later.