Bappi Lahri does an Elvis for Karuppampatti


The film Karuppampatti is a directorial effort by Tha. Prabhu Raja Cholan, a debutant in Kollywood. He has worked under director Shankar for a while and is collaborating with composer Kannan for his maiden venture in Karuppampatti. Now the duo have decided to get Bollywood singer/composer Bappi Lahri to render a disco number for their upcoming movie.

It is known that Bappi has a special liking for many songs by The King of Rock and Roll – Elvis Presley, which is also evident from the rich body of work that influencing the former’s compositions. When director Prabhu Raja Cholan told Bappi that the Kollywood number too was Elvish in appeal, he was ready grab the offer with both hands. “Bappi is probably the first choice for music composers who want to record a disco song for their films. And his was also the first name that popped in our head as we finalized the track Naughty Raja Raja for our film”, confirmed the director. Both Prabhu and Kannan flew to Mumbai to record the track with the Bollywood talent. Trade circles say that his demand has gone up, ever since the track Ooh La La from Vidya Balan’s Dirty Picture went on to rule the charts, sung by Bappi himself. The Kollywood disco number from Karuppampatti called Naughty Raja Raj is set in the era of 1980’s with lyrics by Kabilan. Karuppampatti has actors Ajmal and Aparna Bajpai playing the lead pair. Bappi Da looks all set to bring the disco fever to Kolywood. Wakaaaaoo!


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