By Hindustan Times
Mumbai, Nov. 5 -- In 2004, Pooja Bhatt made her debut as a director with the film Paap. One of the most striking aspects of the film was the introduction of Pakistani singer Rahat Fatah Ali Khan to Indian audiences.
Rahat later went on to become a household name in Indian homes with songs like 'Jag soona soona lage,' (Om Shanti Om), 'Tum jo aaye.' (Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai), 'Dil to bachcha hai ji,' (Ishqiya) et al.
Now with Jism 2 in its casting stages, Pooja has selected yet another singer from a foreign nation to sing for the film. Named, Mariyam Unoosha, the singer hails from the Indian Ocean island nation of Maldives. Unoosha was in India recently at the South Asian Film Festival, that was held in Goa.
Says Pooja, "When I heard Unoosha sing at the festival, I realised that there was something unique in her voice. I met her and