NEW DEHLI: American rapper Armando Christian Pérez, popular by his stage name Pitbull, shook a leg with Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan during the opening ceremony of Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kolkata last year. SRK, was recently named the second richest actor in the world, even taught him a few Bollywood moves, but the musician wants more than that.
Remembering his performance in India, he said: “I had an amazing time during my IPL visit to India. The kind of love and affection that I received was overwhelming. The people of India are really warm. I really enjoyed performing in front of such a huge and welcoming audience,” said Pitbull.
He shared the stage with King Khan and says he would like to team up with him someday. “I got to learn a few Bollywood footsteps, thanks to Shahrukh. He is an amazing performer, full of energy. There is nothing as of now, but I would definitely love to work with him in the future,” Pitbull said.
If he gets a chance to associate with Shahrukh, it will be his second collaboration with a Bollywood celebrity after recording Exotic with actor-singer Priyanka Chopra in 2013. He has no project with her as of now, but he didn’t stop himself from praising her. “She has got a wonderful voice and is an extremely talented artiste,” he said.
The rapper, who has recorded with singers like Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera and Ke$ha, says he enjoys collaborating with different artistes.
“I have always loved working in collaboration with various artistes. It gives me a chance to work with all beautiful and talented women,” said the Rain Over Me hitmaker.
And when asked if he has any Hollywood actor in mind, he said: “I would like to team up with all of them. There are all such gorgeous ladies. It will be a dream come true.”
Published in The Express Tribune, June 20th, 2014.
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