AR Rahman`s `Urvashi Urvashi` inspires`s `Birthday`

Los Angeles: Oscar-winning Indian composer AR Rahman`s 1994 chartbuster ‘Urvashi Urvashi’ has inspired American singer-songwriter`s new song ‘Birthday’. The `Mozart of Madras` is excited about the creative partnership.

"Excited to creatively partner with to recreate an early popular track of mine in a new flavour," Rahman posted on his Facebook page Wednesday.

The ‘Birthday’ song follows the tune of Rahman`s peppy number that originally featured in Tamil film ‘Kadhalan’, which was dubbed in Hindi as ‘Humse Hai Muqabla’ and in Telugu as ‘Premikudu’. It was picturised on dancer par excellence Prabhudheva. has reportedly co-produced his new song with Damien LeRoy, and it was co-written with Rahman, up-and-coming R&B artist Cody Wise and US producer Keith Harris.

Rahman flew to Los Angeles earlier this month for the premiere of Hollywood film ‘Million Dollar Arm’, for which he has composed the tunes.

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