Rahman to compose song for London Olympics

He is the modern day Mozart, but A R Rahman has never rested on his laurels. Now the musical genius is set to team up with director Danny Boyle to compose a song for the London Olympics' 2012's opening ceremony.

Confirming this A R Rahman posted on his facebook page, "Clarifying the report on the Olympics track I am composing… It's a track in Punjabi celebrating the Indian influence in the UK. It's a part of a medley in the Olympics opening ceremony, according to Danny Boyle's creative wishes!" Apart from Rahman music composer Ilayaraja's composition 'Naanthaan Ungappanda', from Kamal Hassan's 1980 film Ram Lakshman will be a part of the opening ceremony too.

The London Olympics will be held from July 27 to Aug 12, 2012.

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