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Phillauri Song: Anushka Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh's Dum Dum Is A Blend Of Everything Sufi

Phillauri Song Dum Dum: Team Phillauri describes Dum Dum as the first sufi song of 2017

  | February 16, 2017 16:18 IST (New Delhi)
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Phillauri Song Dum Dum: A still from the song

Highlights

  • Phillauri first song Dum Dum released on Thursday
  • Dum Dum features both Anushka and Diljit
  • Team Phillauri describes Dum Dum as the first sufi song of 2017
Dum Dum, the first song from Anushka Sharma's Phillauri released on Thursday and is driving away mid-week blues in a jiffy. Anushka and Diljit Doshanjh's Dum Dumsets a sufiayana mood and transports you to the poster-like mustard fields of Punjab. Team Phillauri describes Dum Dum as the first sufi song of 2017. Anushka features as a simple Punjabi kudi named Shashi while Diljit's character is an aspiring singer, who wins hearts with his soulful compositions. Dum Dum introduces Diljit's character, who can be seen making music with inspirations from his everyday rural life. Shashi chances upon Diljit's music and gets more and more drawn towards him. They also have an awkward encounter at a gurudwara.

Soon, Shashi and Diljit's character appear together in the song but as far as we know, their love story stops short of a happy ending. The trailer of Phillauri features Anushka as a ghost bride, who later gets accidentally married to Kanan, played by Suraj Sharma. In the trailer of Phillauri, Diljit's character features in the snippets of the ghost bride's past.

Surprisingly, Diljit, a celebrated Punjabi singer, is not the one the song can be credited to. Dum Dum has been sung by Romy and Vivek Hariharan.

Video: Watch The Video Of Dum Dum From Phillauri
 


On Wednesday, Anushka and Diljit teased the song with videos, singing parts of Dum Dum themselves. Here's Anushka singing for Phillauri's Dum Dum.
 


This is how Diljit shared the teaser. "2017's first Sufi love song," he wrote.
 


Phillauri is Anushka Sharma's second venture as a producer, after her 2015 crime drama NH10. Phillauri also stars actress Mehreen Pirzada as the fiance of Suraj Sharma's character.

2016's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, co-starring Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, was Anushka's last film. Anushka will also co-star with Shah Rukh Khan in Imtiaz Ali-directed Rehnuman. Diljit Dosanjh's last Bollywood film was 2016's drug drama Udta Punjab.
 

 
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