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‘Paisa Yeh Paisa’ from ‘Karz’ gets recreated

  • Published at 10:18 pm January 30th, 2019
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Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit in Total Dhamaal Scroll.in

The song was originally sung by Kishore Kumar, composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal, and written by Anand Bakshi

Paisa Yeh Paisa,” the hit disco-funk song from Subhash Ghai’s “Karz (1980),” gets remade for Indra Kumar’s upcoming comedy “Total Dhamaal.”

The video for the new version was released on YouTube on Tuesday. Composers Gourov-Roshin adds fresh verses and lyrics to their recreation while retaining the hook-line. The video has the film’s cast dancing in colourful clothes, surrounded by a bevy of backup dancers and pyrotechnics. Kookie Gulati is credited as the video’s director.

The song was originally sung by Kishore Kumar, composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal, and written by Anand Bakshi. New lyrics for the version in “Total Dhamaal” are by Kunwar Juneja. The singers are Dev Negi, Subhro Ganguly and Arpita Chakraborty.

“Total Dhamaal” is the third instalment in Kumar’s Dhamaal series of comedies that began in 2007. 

The latest film stars Madhuri Dixit, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, Javed Jaffrey and Sanjay Mishra. The film is set for a February 22 release.

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