A.R. Rahman to rock Olympics 2012 with Punjabi beats!

Updated: Jun 30, 2012, 13:57 PM IST

New Delhi: A.R. Rahman is set to team up with Hollywood director Danny Boyle again - this time to compose a song for the London Olympics` opening ceremony. The music maestro reveals it will be a Punjabi song celebrating Indian influence in Britain.

"Clarifying the report on the Olympics track I am composing... It`s a track in Punjabi celebrating the Indian influence in the UK," Rahman, who worked with Boyle in Oscar-winning film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and ‘127 Hours’, posted on his Facebook page.

"It`s a part of a medley in the Olympics opening ceremony, according to Danny Boyle`s creative wishes!" he added.

It has also been reported that music composer Ilayaraja`s composition ‘Naanthaan ungappanda’, from Kamal Hassan`s 1980 film ‘Ram Lakshman’ will be a part of the opening ceremony too.

The 2012 London Olympics will be held July 27 to Aug 12.