Mumbai: World’s biggest sporting event FIFA World Cup 2010 is around the corner and celebrities from around the globe are being roped in to perform on the opening and closing ceremony of the carnival. News has it that the reigning queen of Bollywood Kareena Kapoor has been approached by the event managers of FIFA for a musical video along with Hollywood hottie Matt Damon!
It is being said that the action surrounding this video is huge. With a big canvas, the budget is beyond what any Bollywood project has had so far. Besides Bebo, other Hollywood superstars who will participate in the video are Kevin Spacey and Jessica Alba.
Sources close to Kareena said that inspite of her tight schedules she has taken time off to feature in the video which is being seen as a yet another step towards the confluence of east and the west actors joining hands for a social event.
Kareena, who will soon be done with the shooting of Karan Johar’s remake of ‘Step Mom’ at a Mumbai studio, is said to be currently working out her dates, costumes and other details with her core team.
“Expect an announcement with all details shortly. The Hollywood-Bollywood relationship is getting stronger with each passing day. And this video could well be one of the majorly touted ones since it carries heavyweights from both sides,” said the source.
It’s also been confirmed that Bollywood music composers Salim-Sulaiman will be composing a song and performing live at the opening and closing ceremonies of this gigantic sporting event South African singers Loyiso Bala and Eric Wainaina.