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Shahid Kapoor high on Punjabi music


Shahid Kapoor who is known to be an avid music lover and is known in his circuit for his upbeat playlist currently has Punjabi tracks in his favourite music list.

The actor who will be seen playing a Punjabi Rockstar, Tommy Singh in his upcoming film UDTA PUNJAB is high on Punjabi songs these days. Shahid Kapoor is a fan of such songs, and has a huge collection of this music. Shahid has a special album, which is a compilation of different types of Punjabi songs. It has folk Punjabi tracks, and even those with techno and hip-hop beats.

Being a Punjabi at heart, these peppy tunes bring out Shahid’s Punjabi avatar which also helped Shahid slip into his onscreen character with ease. Music known to cause mood shifts, would prove to an essential for Shahid to display the much needed high for his role of Tommy Singh. Shahid would put on his earphones and adorn the craziness displayed by Tommy Singh in the glimpses of UDTA PUNJAB.

Shahid started listening to Punjabi music after the success of his famous song Mauja hi mauja.
Apparently, whenever Shahid hosts a party at home, he becomes the DJ, and loves playing these songs. Not just at home, but Shahid also carries his music player wherever he goes.

Spokesperson says, “Shahid’s taste in Punjabi music is varied, and his music collection is amazing. This is one of his favourite genres.”Tommy Singh brings to celluloid a character which is to have immense youth connect and eye grabbing instances which will help build awareness on the topic of Drug abuse faced in India.

Shahid’s first look from the film built immense intrigue and the trailer of the film has further taken curiosity levels notch higher.

UDTA PUNJAB is a film based on the lives of 4 individuals played by Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh who are impacted by the drug abuse faced in the connecting state of Punjab. Produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and Phantom Productions, Udta Punajb is directed by Abhishek Chaubey and is set to release on June 17th 2016.