Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam, popularly known around the world as Akon, has been signed on to lend his voice to SRK’s Ra One.
According to trustworthy sources, both Shahrukh Khan and director Anubhav Sinha wanted an international singer for their ambitious superhero film and were keen on signing up Akon. During one of SRK’s recent trips to the US, the actor met Akon, discussed music and the two decided to work together.
The music of Ra one will be composed by Vishal – Shekhar. The shooting of the movie is expected to begin next month (March).
Kareena Kapoor, fresh from the super-success of 3 Idiots, has been signed on to play the female lead.