A brainchild of singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo the album, to be released on Valentine's Day this year, will see BJP MP Hema Malini recreate her two Bengali songs that she had rendered in 1973 under the aegis of the legendary Kishore Kumar.

The songs "Kande re mon piyasi" and "Goon goon goon kore je mon", that were originally set to tune by Kishore Kumar with lyrics from Mukul Dutta, have been recreated with contemporary musical arrangements.

Besides that, the album will also have a 'Hema-Babul' duet, composed by Indradip Dasgupta.

"It all happened when Babul and I were going for a poll campaign to Jharkhand, and I told him about the two songs.

He immediately liked the songs which I played on my mobile and he did manage to cajole me to sing once again," Hema, the Lok Sabha member from Mathura, said here.

"Much like Kishore-da used to guide me at every step during the recording of the original songs, Babul has been doing the same. I am grateful to him for helping me to relive those cherished memories," said the actor.

Admitting that singing was surely a challenge for her, Hema asserted she was not afraid of taking up challenges.

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