Rahat Fateh Ali Khan teams up with the one of best Bollywood music producers, Salim- Sulaiman for a track ‘Habibi’ on his recent album ‘Back 2 Love’. The song has an Arabic feel to it, and the video starts off with the Pyramids of Egypt; however the complete video is shot in the deserts of Dubai. Video also feature a Swedish Greek beauty Elli Avram, who debuted in Bollywood with film Mickey Virus.
‘Back 2 Love’ is the much talked about solo album by one of Bollywood’s most popular singers,Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. The album has been produced by Sahir Ali Bagga, Mian Yousaf Sallahuddin and Salim-Sulaiman. The album also has Shreya Ghoshal, who makes an appearance in the song ‘Rhim Jim’. BollySpice was at the album launch event in Dubai this week as well. Read on to see what we think of his work in Back 2 Love!
First up we have ‘Rab Jaane’ which contains a mixture of Asian and Western flavours. The use of the electric guitar which gives the song an intense feeling to it, whilst other sounds such as the tabla and harmonium help to sustain its overall Qawalli theme. Rahat manages to get the pitch just right and as the song progresses, his voice manages to build up quite nicely whilst remaining in tune.