Priyanka Chopra wants to be the voice for Rekha
Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who unveiled her debut international music single ‘In My City’ last night, says she wants to sing in Bollywood movies someday and would like to lend her voice to veteran actress Rekha.
Priyanka’s first international single ‘In My City’, featuring rap artiste and Black Eyed Peas singer Will.I.Am, will have her crooning in English. “I would like to be the voice for Rekhaji,” Priyanka told reporters here last night.
At the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards held earlier this year, Priyanka gave a heartwarming tribute to Rekha by dancing to the tunes of her popular songs like ‘In aakhon ki masti ke’, ‘Salaam-e-Ishq meri jaan’, ‘Pyar do pyaar lo’ and ‘Pardesiya’.
Priyanka also revealed that she is open to singing in Bollywood movies.
“I would love to sing in movies. But it all depends on music directors like if Salim-Suleiman and Vishan-Shekhar want me to sing, then I would. You never know, this could happen,” she said.
The actress’s debut single ‘In My City’ will be available across all physical and digital platforms from today on Universal music.
“I had no training or experience in music. I just hope that I have been able to create a sound that India would be proud of. The bigness of the song was the challenge. My range for the song had to be big. I had a vocal coach who helped me,” she said.
“When I went on singing show ‘Indian Idol’ (recently) to promote my film, I remember Asha tai (singer Asha Bhosale) told me she will give me tips on how to sing and I should give her the same on acting as she is making her debut as an actor in Hindi films,” she added.
Priyanka’s much anticipated debut album is expected to release early next year.