Kishore Kumar’s iconic song Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si from the 1958 black and white comedy Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, also featuring beautiful actress Madhubala is all set to get a whole new twist by Urvashi Rautela.
Diva Urvashi Rautela and Dubai-based singer Ajay Keswani, the duo are set to release a modern version of the Kumar hit which, along with the video, has been completely recorded in Dubai and new screened it at Paramount Pictures screening hall.
Diva Urvashi took to her social media and confirmed the news about screening of the song. She shared, “Thank you so much @paramountpics for screening our #EkLadkiBheegiBhaagiSi. So elated to announce that I’ve been taken into account to play this fabulous role of legend #MadhuBala Ji, a beauty icon of Indian cinema who mesmerised audiences with not only her exquisite beauty but also her ability to render some of our deepest emotions on screen”
“With her remarkable acting skills and timeless beauty, she created a mark for herself and is remembered with warmth till date. “Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si” is arguably the most iconic song from the film composed by SD Burman, and sung by Kishore Kumar ji. #love #UrvashiRautela #Paramountpictures” read the full note along with a picture from the screening hall.
The White Billionaire/ Beyond Music (WB X BM) production, the song features Rautela and Keswani’s vocals melded with Kumar’s originals, the release date will be revealed later.
Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si marks Rautela’s second outing shooting a song in Dubai after Naam Hai Mera from thriller Hate Story IV (2018), again a remake.