The music of Dev D went on to win composer Amit Trivedi a National award and the maverick now reunites with director Anurag Kashyap for Manmarziyaan.
Anurag Kashyap is back with his rendition of a musical love story, this time around revisiting romance in the bylanes of Amritsar with colours, emotions and music pulsating through his story.
Already touted to be the album of the year , the music of the film now comes live to a city near you with `Manmarziyaan concerts` as the starcast of the film Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu & Vicky Kausal,director Anurag Kashyap, music director Amit Trivedi & his band and over 20 singers will tour across metro cities in India.
The tour flagged off today at Mumbai's Narsee Monjee College , and will soon be followed by other cities like Nagpur, Hyderabad, Indore, Delhi and Chandigarh over every weekend leading to the film's big theatrical release on 14th September.
Amit Trivedi and his band put up a spectacular show at Umang and received a warm reception from college students across the city. The concert opened to a packed house at the popular festival and just as promised, was truly a musical night to remember.
Says music director Amit Trivedi, `Working on the music of this film has been a rollercoaster ride. I'm happy that Aanand L Rai and Anurag Kashyap gave me the creative freedom and allowed me to take risks with this versatile album. I can't wait to see the feedback we receive from young audiences across the country`
Says producer Sunil Lulla, Managing Director Eros International, `Manmarziyaan boasts of 14 unforgettable compositions by Amit Trivedi, sung by some of the country's best voice talents. It's truly the album of the year and the concerts shall bring out its magic to a live audience and present a musical extravaganza like never seen before`.
Adds producer Aanand L Rai, `Anurag Kashyap & Amit Trivedi are an explosive combination when it comes to music. We want young audiences to experience these amazing compositions live .As producers we believe that this album deserves a platform of this stature`.
Director Anurag Kashyap adds, ` It's always special collaborating with Amit Trivedi . We have a great creative synergy. He understands me and creates fearlessly. Throw Shellee paa ji in the mix and it flows. It's taken two years on this album and it's been worth it`.
Manmarziyaan is presented by Eros International and Aanand L Rai. Produced by Aanand L Rai and Phantom Films, this Colour Yellow Production hits the theatres on 14th September.