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Bell Bottom song KhairMangde: Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor's Punjabi wedding track will make you nostalgic

KhairMangde (Female version) is crooned by Pratibha Singh Baghel.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Aug 25, 2021
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The female version of KhairMangde from Bell Bottom is out. Crooned by Pratibha Singh Baghel, the track is picturised on the lead actors Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor. Featuring in a traditional Punjabi wedding setup, in the song, Akshay remembers his mother played by Dolly Ahluwalia. The track is shot in the beautiful Gurudwara of the UK. KhairMangde is composed by Shantanu Dutta and the lyrics are penned by Seema Saini.

The male version of the song sung by Darshan Raval is yet to be out. Both the tracks from the jukebox have become instant hits among the masses. While sharing the song on his social media pages, Akshay captioned it as "To new beginnings."

The espionage thriller also features Lara Dutta Bhupathi and Huma Qureshi in prominent roles. 

Talking about the various music artists who composed the songs in Bell Bottom include Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi, Shantanu Dutta, Gurnazar Singh and Maninder Buttar.

Despite not getting a theatrical release in most of the parts of the country, Bell Bottom minted Rs 15.06 crore (gross) in the domestic market. While globally, the film has made Rs 20.86 crore.

The movie however has been banned in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. As per reports in Bollywood Hungama, a source told the entertainment portal, "The second half of Bell Bottom shows the hijackers taking the aircraft to Dubai from Lahore. As per the actual incident that took place in 1984, U.A.E Defence Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, had personally handled the situation and it was the U.A.E authorities who had nabbed the hijackers."

Meanwhile, talking about Bell Bottom, the film is directed by Ranjit M Tewari, while Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh and Nikkhil Advani are the producers.

Bell Bottom penned by Aseem Arrora and Parveez Sheikh became the first Indian movie to get a theatrical release in many months amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

Interestingly, the film became the first Bollywood movie to be shot entirely during the COVID-19 crisis in the UK. 

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