A R Rahman is composing a Punjabi song for the Olympics, set to take place on July 27, 2012 in London.
The music maestro is penning a song celebrating the Indian influence in Britain.
Rahman is teaming up with Danny Boyle again, with whom he worked in Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours.
An update on his Facebook page reportedly says, “Clarifying the report on the Olympics track I am composing… It’s a track in Punjabi celebrating the Indian influence in the UK.”
It is also reported that Illyaraja’s composition Naanthaan Ungappanda, from Kamal Hassan’s 1980 film Ram Lakshman will be a part of the opening ceremony too.