MUMBAI: After a sensational IPL season this year, Virat Kohli is now
all set to sing an anthem song for Premier Futsal league, which is five-a-side
indoor football game of 40 minutes. The song will be composed by musical
maestro AR Rahman.
This is for the first time in his career
spanning over 25 years, Academy Award recipient Rahman has boarded a musical
flight for a franchise-based sports league.
Oscar Award-winning Rahman said, “I’m proud to associate
with Premier Futsal for the league’s official anthem. It makes me happy to see
such young entrepreneurs being passionate about the sporting scenario of the
country and I wish them all the success in this venture. I’m especially excited
to work with Virat Kohli on this, let’s hope he is as good with his melody as
he is with his bat!”
Star Indian batsman Virat Kohli, who is also league’s ambassador,
said, “I have been a fan of AR Rahman for years. It will be a personal
achievement and also a privilege to share the screen with him and lend my voice
to the anthem of Premier Futsal.”
The video which is expected to be released on June 20,
features Virat as a rap singer. The tournament will kick start from July 15.
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