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Always a pleasure to hear your voice: Farhan Akhtar praises Daler Mehndi

Mehndi has sung the 'Ghar Layenge Gold' song from Gold.

Farhan Akhtar (Photo: Shutterbugs Images) and Daler Mehndi


Farhan Akhtar has praised singer Daler Mehndi, who has lent his voice for a song of the forthcoming film Gold. The filmmaker-actor-singer says it is always a pleasure to hear his voice.

Mehndi had tweeted, "My India is incredible. It is my humble request to all my fellow citizens to rise above religion, caste, politics and make India Gold. Thank you Akshay Kumar, Javed Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar and Sachin-Jigar for giving me and all of India this beautiful gift of Gold."

To which, Farhan replied on Sunday (22 July), "Daler Mehndi, always a pleasure to hear your voice and associate with your incredible talent. Thank you for taking the chant of 'Ghar Layenge Gold' to the audience."

Gold is a sports drama directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan under the banner Excel Entertainment.

The film, which stars Akshay Kumar, will mark the Hindi film debut of popular TV actress Mouni Roy.

The film is about India's first Olympic medal — for hockey — as a free nation in 1948 at the 14th Olympic Games in London. It will be released on 15 August.