Indian composer-singer AR Rahman is set to make his debut as a film producer with his upcoming musical-romance film 99 Songs, for which he will reportedly compose 15 original tracks. Recently, a leading news portal published a detailed report on the same with the Oscar-winning composer giving an insight into the upcoming film 99 Songs.
The report quotes AR Rahman stating that he thinks the film 99 Songs is coming out at the right time. On one side, when remixes have become a norm, the composer is looking forward to seeing audiences’ reaction to his new original compositions. Expressing his excitement, he further added that 99 Songs will have 15 original tracks in the music album. As per reports, the 53-year-old composer added that the audience's support and encouragement has always motivated him to make beautiful music and movies.
99 Songs will also mark Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy's debut in the film industry as a director. The film will be released in three languages, that is Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Along with AR Rahman's production company YM Movies, Ideal Entertainment and Jio Studios will jointly produce the film. Debutant Ehan Bhat will be seen playing the lead role in 99 Songs while cctor Manisha Koirala will also play a pivotal character in the film.
Though the release date of the film is yet to be unveiled, it is expected to hit the theatres in mid-2020. The makers released the trailer of the film a couple of weeks back, which depicts the life struggles of an aspiring singer. The audience and fans are lauding the first song of the film, Jwalamukhi, which came out a couple of days back.
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