Composer Anu Malik, also a host of "Indian Idol", has roped in the reality show's former contestant Khuda Baksh to sing a song for the film ‘Paltan’.
Baksh was one of the top three contestants of the ninth season of "Indian Idol".
The singer, who hails from Punjab, got emotional to return to the stage of "Indian Idol".
"Khuda Baksh is our child and there are millions of people who love his voice. He has a unique voice that can be rightfully termed as ‘Naayab'.
All of us are very proud of Khuda Baksh. When I called him for the song he came to the studio and learnt the song there itself and performed.
What a brilliant guy," Anu Malik said in a statement.
"I am sure he has a glorious future ahead of him and we wish him all the best," he added.