The film is a sequel to the 2010 hit project 'Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai'.
Sonakshi and Imran recently launched the song in a typical qawali style at Dongri in Mumbai.
Directed by Milan Luthria, %u2018Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobaara%u2019 has been produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor.
Going by Imran Khan%u2019s recent statement, the song will be a hit with the youngsters.
Even though Imran and Sonakshi Sinha have tried hard to recreate the magic of the original track, whether the song will find several takers is yet to be seen.
'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara' will release on August 15.
Imran Khan and Sonakshi Sinha reprise the roles of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh in the song 'Tayyab Ali' in 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobaara'.
To do justice to his role in the film, Imran Khan had studied several actors from the 80s and 90s. "I wanted to model this character on the 1980s heroes, especially the biggest ones then like Jackie Shroff and Anil Kapoor. They were the biggest style icons of the 1980s," Imran told IANS.
The popular and classic qawali 'Tayyab Ali' was originally part of the film 'Amar Akbar Anthony', which was released in 1977.
The makers of 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobaara' had bought the official rights of the song.
The song, as reports suggest, was shot over 6 days on a set constructed at Mumbai%u2019s Film City.
Choreographed by Raju Khan, the song has been sung by Javed Ali.
The song, will in all probability, go on air before Ramadan begins.
Sonakshi Sinha plays Yasmin, a young actress, in the film.
For the first time Imran is playing a Muslim character.