This Article is From Aug 16, 2016

Mexican Swim Team Performing to Akshay's Aila Re Song is Superhit in Rio

Mexican Swim Team Performing to Akshay's Aila Re Song is Superhit in Rio

Karem Achach and Nuria Diosdado during Rio Olympics. (Image courtesy: AFP)

Highlights

  • Mexico's synchronised swimmers performed to Akshay's 2010 song
  • Karem Achach and Nuria Diosdado qualified for finals
  • Akshay congratulated them on Twitter
New Delhi: When Akshay Kumar filmed the song Aila Re Aila in 2010, he didn't know that six years down the line, a synchronized swim team from Mexico would revive it like this at the Rio Olympics.
 

Mexcian synchronized swimming pair Karem Achach and Nuria Diosdado performed their piece to the song from Akshay's film Khatta Meetha during the Duets Technical Routine preliminaries. They've qualified for the finals, prompting Akshay to tweet: "Superb stuff. Congratulations to them for qualifying for the finals."
 

Image courtesy: AFP


Their underwater moves rival Akshay's dance routine with actress Kainaat Arora.
 

Image courtesy: AFP


Here's a look at the original song from Khatta Meetha: