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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan sings 'Ishtehar' for Welcome To New York

Composed by Shamir Tandon and written by Charanjeet Charan, the song is a duet and Khan is accompanied by Dhvani Bhanushali.


Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has sung a new song titled 'Ishtehar' — a soulful rendition — for Indian film production Welcome To New York.

'Ishtehar', composed by Shamir Tandon with lyrics by Charanjeet Charan, is Khan's duet with Dhvani Bhanushali.

"'Ishtehar' is a beautiful soulful rendition and it was a pleasure to sing to the music of Shamirji and collaborate with Puja Music for this song. It's great to witness a young girl like Dhvani who has a lovely voice making her debut and sing besides me," Khan said in a statement.

"Shamirji has beautifully composed the song with Charanjeetji's lyrics, giving it that magical touch," he added.

For Bhanushali, it was an honour to sing alongside Khan.

Welcome To New York director, Chakri Toleti, said: "The melodic tune, soulful lyrics, and Rahat sahab's vocals are undoubtedly going to make everyone fall in love with the song."

The song appears at a crucial juncture in the 3D comedy film, which features Sonakshi Sinha, Boman Irani, Lara Dutta, Riteish Deshmukh, Karan Johar and Rana Daggubati.

Produced by Pooja Films and Wiz Films, the movie will be released on 23 February.