R&B star Akon goes to Bollywood

US R&B star Akon is to record a track for a Bollywood film, following in the footsteps of rapper Snoop Dogg who raised his profile in the 1.2-billion-strong Indian market with a similar foray. The Grammy Award-nominated star will contribute to the soundtrack of “RA.One,” a sci-fi action film currently in production starring heartthrob Shah Rukh …

US R&B star Akon is to record a track for a Bollywood film, following in the footsteps of rapper Snoop Dogg who raised his profile in the 1.2-billion-strong Indian market with a similar foray. The Grammy Award-nominated star will contribute to the soundtrack of “RA.One,” a sci-fi action film currently in production starring heartthrob Shah Rukh …