LADY GAGA’s fascination with India has no limits as Edge of Glory goes to DJ Aqeel
NEW YORK, NY [August 18th, 2011] — Today Lady Gaga released another excitingBollywood-inspired remix of her hit single “Edge of Glory,” produced by top Bollywood DJ, DJ Aqeel in conjunction with the world’s premier east/west multi-media entertainment platform Desi Hits!
This latest release is part of Gaga’s ongoing march into the hearts and minds of her “Indian monsters” who have followed her every step of the way and who’s anticipation is growing given her own announcement of her pending visit to India in October 2011.
The remix, which authentically captures the signature Bollywood sound, delivers an energetic contemporary track featuring traditional dhol beats and Gaga’s incredible vocals.“We collaborated with Indian music producers from across the globe to show our respect and appreciation for our Desi fans and music community" said Troy Carter, CEO-Atom Factory, Lady Gaga’s management company.
DJ Aqeel is a DJ, singer and composer from India. He became known after his track "Shake It Daddy Mix", became popular in the early 2000s. His popularity grew further with his rendition of "Yeh Wadha Raha", from the 1982 blockbuster film with the same name.His chart-topping version was titled "Tu Hai Wahi".
“Each time Lady Gaga releases a new single I get a call from Interscope and Atom factory… she never forgets her Desi fans and we always aim to create something especially for them, this time it’s with Dj Aqeel one of India’s most coolest DJ’s.” says Anjula Acharia-Bath CEO of Desi Hits, who is working closely with Gaga’s camp on a strategy for the South Asian market. “Her music has really touched the hearts of Desis everywhere, so we’re helping her pursue this audience to authentically connect with both the huge Diaspora and South Asia itself.”