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Rajkummar Rao on 'Achha Sila Diya' remake: Soul is similar to the original

Updated on: 28 January,2023 07:47 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Priyanka Sharma |

Admitting that he isn’t a fan of remixes, Rajkummar says he starred in Achha sila diya because of its honest intent

Rajkummar Rao on 'Achha Sila Diya' remake: Soul is similar to the original

Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao recently made his music video debut with Achha sila diya, a recreation of the ’90s heartbreak song. So, imagine our surprise when he says that he doesn’t subscribe to the idea of remixes.

What made him give a nod to B Praak’s reimagination then? “I used to listen to the original song, back in the day. Unless a recreation is done with [an honest] intent and the same sentiment, I am not a fan.

For me, the intent is important,” says the actor, adding that the track will remind listeners of the Sonu Nigam hit. “The reason I said yes to it was that it had a new take to the song. So many things have been changed from the original, but the soul is similar.” 

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The single gave Rao an opportunity to reunite with Nora Fatehi after Stree’s (2018) dance number Kamariya. “She is one of the best dancers we have. I knew she would come this far.”

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