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Bappi Lahiri dubs for Elton John in 'Kingsman 2'

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Veteran singer Bappi Lahiri has dubbed for legendary musician in the Hindi version of Fox Star Studios' upcoming spy-action film "Kingsman: The Golden Circle".

John is making a special appearance in the movie. The film also Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, and Channing Tatum.

"When Fox approached me to dub for Elton John's role in 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' I just lapped it up. This was an offer I could not refuse.

"It is an absolute honour for me to dub for Elton who is such a big legend. The beauty is that we both are so similar, our style, our dressing, the way we sing. In fact, a lot of times, people confuse me for Elton when I am travelling abroad," Lahiri said in a statement.

The singer-composer said he had a great time dubbing for the role.

"His role will leave an impact on you. He is hilarious in the film," he added.

"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" is releasing in on September 22, 2017. The film will also be dubbed in Tamil and Telugu.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 15:57 IST