'Chikni chameli: No comparison please!

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, Dec. 19 -- It's official! Agneepath's publicity driver item song, 'Chikni chameli...', picturised on Katrina Kaif, is adapted from a hit Marathi song, 'Kombdi padali...' from the movie Jatra.

Ajay-Atul who worked on the original, are extremely kicked about the Hindi adaptation of their chartbuster that premiered on a Marathi music channel on Friday. "It shows that Bollywood notices our work. Usually, music composers don't like re-working their tracks or adapting them from one language into another because that's considered to be a form of rehashing. But in a situation like Agneepath's, we were more than happy to do it. And Shreya Ghoshal just took it to another level with her voice," beams Atul, adding that the director Karan Malhotra and producer Karan Johar were extremely keen to have the particular n