Salman Khan has kicked off his Da-bang world tour in Hong Kong and he had a special mystery performer in store for the live audience there. It was none other than the recent National Award winning actor Akshay Kumar, who performed the final act of the first show of the four-city tour.
Kumar landed in the city in the morning and rehearsed throughout the day for his final act. Since his rehearsal pictures did not get leaked on social media, his performance turned out to be a pleasant surprise for the live audience as his name was not even mentioned in the list of performers.
Deccan Chronicle reports that Kumar made a dramatic entry in signature Khiladi style on a motorbike. He performed on some of the most popular songs of his career and even crooned the soulful romantic number 'Soch Na Sake' from his period drama from last year, Raja Krishna Menon's Airlift.
Kumar, however, will not join the rest of his team in the rest of the three cities - Melbourne, Auckland and Sydney.
This comes across as a favour to Khan with whom he has collaborated in films like David Dhawan's 2004 romantic comedy Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Shirish Kunder's 2006 romantic drama Jaan-E-Mann: Let's Fall In Love...Again. Khan has also signed Kumar for another period drama, in collaboration with filmmaker Karan Johar, that will go on floors next year.
The Indian Express reports that among other performances during the show, Khan danced on songs like 'O O Jaane Jaana' from Sohail Khan's 1998 film Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya, 'Ek Garam Chai Ki Pyali Ho' from Raj Kanwar's 2000 romantic drama Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega and the title song of Dhawan's 2007 buddy comedy Partner. His Dabangg co-star Sonakshi Sinha performed on 'Gulabi 2.0', the song from her upcoming film, Sunil Sippy's slice of life drama Noor.
Watch the pictures and videos of the event and the rehearsals below:
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Published Date: Apr 17, 2017 04:20 pm | Updated Date: Apr 18, 2017 08:58 am