The latest one to join the league of Bollywood singers is American pop singer Akon. The R&B star has come to the subcontinent to record a song for Shah Rukh Khan's next film Ra.One.
Shahrukh Khan who visited U.S. few months back had met Akon in Los Angeles. And it all started from there. Besides singing one song, Akon will reportedly perform a cameo in the film. Directed by Anubhav Sinha of Tum Bin fame, the science-fiction superhero hi-tech film "Ra.One" is written by David Benullo and cinematography by Ueli Steiger. Music will be composed by Vishal-Shekhar. Kareena Kapoor plays the female lead role & Arjun Rampal plays the bad guys role.
Shahrukh plays a role of software engineer Shekhar in the film, who as a video-game hero takes on his self-created techno-monster "Ra.One". Shahrukh's wife Gauri Khan is the producer.