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Features |  21 Mar 2016 18:10 |  By RnMTeam

Do you know these international singers who mesmerised Bollywood?

Tata Young in 'Dhoom'

Tata Young, the Thai pop sensation was one of the earliest international artists who got associated with Bollywood. Her song ‘Dhoom Machale’ added extra power to the Bollywood action thriller. The song was Tata Young's most victorious single ever in India. Tata Young could not pronounce ‘Dhoom’ as it should be. Instead of 'Dhoom', she kept saying 'Doom' and it was an unparalleled victory for a soundtrack. Dhoom sold over 800,000 units in India, and the song peaked at number one in several countries like Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and many other Asian countries.

Arash in 'Bluffmaster'

Do you remember the man you saw the video of the song ‘Boro Boro’ from Abhishek Bachchan’s movie ‘Bluffmaster’? Most of us were wondering as to who the singer accompanying the actors was. Arash, Sweden-based Iranian singer won many hearts with that killer performance and re-introduced Middle Eastern music in India.

Kylie Minogue in 'Blue'

The 2008 film ‘Blue’, starring Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt and Lara Dutta, failed to impress us. But, we remember the film just because of Australian pop sensation Kylie Minogue dancing to the song of A R Rahman's ‘Chiggy Wiggy’ and lending her voice for the song. This was an immediate favourite with the Indian listeners.

Akon in 'Ra.One'

The famed American songwriter and R&B singer Akon sang the renowned ‘Chammak Challo’ song for the sci-fi movie ‘Ra.One’ featuring Shah Rukh Khan. The collaboration between music duo Vishal-Shekhar and Akon worked wonders as the song turned out to be an immediate hit and it was named the most downloaded song and video of the year. The presence of Akon's name on the credit list makes the track a potential hit and it became a trendsetting thing in Hindi film industry.

Snoop Dogg in ‘Singh is Kinng’

Who can forget Snoop Dogg in an Indian attire doing The Bhangra with Akshay Kumar? Yes, that actually happened in ‘Singh is Kinng’, where the international rap megastar grooved to the tunes the title song with the Bollywood action hero and UK-based Bhangra band, RDB. The collaboration with Snoop Dogg was a history-making initiative, as it was something different by blending hip-hop with conventional Indian bhangra.