Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone have come together for a special song that pays tribute to Tamil cinema icon Rajinikanth.
Titled Thalaivar Tribute (Lungi Dance), the song is
sung and composed by rapper Honey Singh and is not a part of
Shah Rukh starrer Chennai Express, which will hit theatres
on August 9.
Shah Rukh, 47, who is busy with his upcoming
film Chennai Express, said he could not say no to the song
because he is a huge fan of the "global cultural icon
"Who isn't a fan of 'The Rajinikanth'? I had met Honey
Singh and Bhushan Kumar five days back and he made me hear the
song, which is titled Thalaivar Tribute (Lungi Dance).
"I found it very apt for Rajini sir and wanted to be a
part of it as a fan of one of the greatest actors we have.
Deepika, on my request, happily agreed to be a part of the
song because even she is a huge fan of Rajini sir. The song is
fun, happy and completely Rajinikanth Style!," Shah Rukh said.
The song is being choreographed by National
Award-winning choreographer Chinni Prakash and will release