Nick Jonas reveals he would like to make more music for Bollywood movies

Azha Khan



American singer-songwriter, Nick Jonas has been speaking to BBC Asian Network about the release of his first ever Hindi track with Indian rapper, King. He describes the collaboration as “truly incredible” and opens up about his love for India and its culture as well as revealing what his favourite movie is of India’s highest paid-actress and wife, Priyanka Chopra.

Read extracts below from his interview on BBC Asian Network with host Nikita Kanda.

Nick Jonas on whether fans can expect more Hindi music from him
“Yeah, I think that this collaboration with King was an incredible experience and I am a big fan of his. When I first heard this song, I absolutely loved it and he is obviously killing it as well. This song was a first big step and I would love to do more collaborations and even do songs for Bollywood films.”

Nick Jonas on his favourite movie Priyanka Chopra has starred in
“I mean there’s almost 70 of them but I’ve watched pretty much all of them. Barfi! is my favourite of hers and Dil Dhadakne Do. At our Sangeet we did a big number from Dil Dhadakne Do.”

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Nick Jonas on whether or not he can handle the spice
“Oh yeah! The spice level is very high. What’s funny is that family and friends on Priy’s side still ask me if I want spicy or not. I’m like, it’s been 5 years, you should know I can handle this by now.”

Nick Jonas on picking up Hindi phrases
“A few. Her friends decided to teach me all the bad things when I first got there – all the bad phrases. They didn’t tell me what I was saying and then I figured it out later on but it’s amazing that there is bits and pieces that I now understand and I can string certain things together.”