Dilbar girl Nora Fatehi will now debut as a singer. The actress and dancer has collaborated with Morocco-based group Fnaire to re-create the official Arabic adaptation of ‘Dilbar’. Talking about the collaboration, Nora said she will produce the song and T-Series will launch it.
“This is my debut as a singer and Fnaire will be rapping with me in the song. I am also producing the song and T-Series will be launching it on their channel. We have maintained the crucial parts of the song and fans will enjoy that. I really wanted to take ‘Dilbar’ to Africa and the Middle East in Arabic because it was also a perfect way to launch myself.”
‘Dilbar’, originally form Sushmita Sen starrer 1999 release was recomposed for “Satyameva Jayate” and it received a humongous response from the audience. Nora further added the song’s international success inspired the new composition.
“It is a huge deal for both Morocco and India because this is the first time we will be getting Indian culture and Moroccan culture together artistically and musically. This has been my goal as well, to bring them together. As ‘Dilbar’ has become a huge hit internationally, including Middle East, we have taken the song and re-composed it, written Arabic and Moroccan lyrics and we recorded, with me singing with Fnaire.”
The video is being directed by Morocco-based director Abderrafia El Abdioui, and the director of photography of the video is Santhana Krishnan Ravichandran of “Baaghi 2” fame.The new video and the song will be released in October on T-Series.