Kareena Kapoor is surprised by rumours that Deepika Padukone was approached for the Akon composed Chamak challo… song in RA.One. “It’s not an item number, but is an integral part of the plot. So why should another actor have been approached for it?” she retorts. “It was always going to be picturised on me. It’s a very desi track that Ganesh Hegde has choreographed with me in a sexy Indian look, complete with a nose-ring and jhumkas (earrings).”
Kareena shrugs off rumours about any rivalry with Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone. “These stories are nothing more than media hype. They make for good reading, though it is upsetting to see that people want to read such lies. News of two actors being at loggerheads is just boring.”
RA.One is gearing up for a Diwali release and while actor-producer Shah Rukh Khan is upbeat about the stunts and special effects, Kareena is going gaga over her songs: “There’s another sizzling Akon number, Shake my booty… that’s groovy and western. After Golmaal last year, I’m optimistic about another Diwali dhamaka.” Before that she has an Eid release coming up, Bodyguard.