Music maestro A R Rahman, who’s making his debut as a producer and co-writer with movie ”99 Songs”, on Saturday stated it was his frequent collaborator, filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who impressed him to discover his inventive aspect as a storyteller. The musical drama film is a narrative about artwork and self-discovery of a struggling singer who needs to be a profitable music composer.
Rahman, who has additionally co-written the film, recalled the time when Ratnam informed him how telling a movie’s story and singing have a typical course of.
”Mani Ratnam as soon as stated to me that when you know the way to make a film, it’s like the way you make a music. You’ve the introduction, the theme of the music, the tune and then you definately do the background music. Then comes the antara and also you’ve a journey that finally involves an finish fantastically,” the music director stated in an announcement.
”He stated that the method is sort of a story and it simply struck me how good it’s to talk in your individual language about one other artwork akin to story writing. That impressed me,” he added.
The Oscar-winner has scored music for a number of movies of Ratnam, together with ”Roja”, ”Bombay”, ”Dil Se”, ”O Kadhal Kanmani”, ”Guru” and ”Thiruda Thiruda”. ”99 Songs” additionally options actors Lisa Ray, Manisha Koirala, Aditya Seal, composer-drummer Ranjit Barot and Indian Ocean’s Rahul Ram in supporting roles.
Rahman has additionally created the music for the film, which he has produced through his banner YM Movies alongside Excellent Leisure. Offered by Jio Studios, the movie will arrive in theatres on April 16.
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