Ludo actor Rohit Saraf in pop queen Akasa’s new song Shola
Akasa’s debut pop single Thug Ranjha crossed a staggering 27 million views in one month
By Anindita Acharya
Mumbai, April 14: We couldn’t get enough of him as Rahul Avasthi in Netflix Originals Ludo, Rishi Singh Sekhawat in Mismatched and Ishaan in The Sky is Pink. But now, the ‘chocolate boy’ of Bollywood will be seen in a high-energy party number with the queen of pop, Akasa.
Sing along After delivering back-to-back hit songs such as Naiyyo, Naagin, Aithey Aa, Thug Ranjha and Dil Na Jaaneya, the singer-songwriter-composer is all set to hit the music scene with a dance number titled Shola. The Kheech Meri Photo from 2016 film Sanam Teri Kasam singer will be seen shaking a leg with Rohit in the new track, Shola.
To be released by Sony Music India, Shola will be available on all music platforms today onwards.The song seems to be a foot-tapping, cheeky energetic track that is sure to get listeners to dance and netizens got a peek into the world of the song as ‘The Future Wife’ reel hit the internet.
It showed Akasa, dressed in a quirky outfit of choli and jeans complete with kaleeras, chasing Rohit. The entertaining peek was celebrated by public figures such as Prajakta Kohli, Vishnu Kaushal, Yashaswini Dayama, Asees Kaur and many more in the comments section.
With the video direction by Vijay Ganguly (who directed and choreographed the music video of Panghat from film Roohi), the song describes a feisty girl and emanates wedding sangeet vibes.
Akasa, who has crooned for films like Bharat, Drive, Good Newwz and Love AajKal 2, says, “I’m so excited about Shola. Rohit and I have been having a conversation about collaborating for a long time now, and this one couldn’t have been more perfect! Vijay sir’s positive energy is infectious and you can see that reflect throughout the video. It was as fun shooting it as it looks!” Akasa’s debut pop single Thug Ranjha crossed a staggering 27 million views in one month.
Rohit, who will next be seen in Netflix film Feels Like Ishq, says, “I loved the song the first time I heard it and I couldn’t help but dance to it! Akasa and I had so much fun on set and were just vibing to this infectious energy that the song has.”