In a first for Bollywood, Oscar-winning music composer A.R. Rahman has co-written and produced a film. '99 Songs' is "a journey of a struggling singer, with the problems faced in his quest to be a successful composer." The lead actors are debutantes Ehan Bhat and Edilsey Vargas.
The film would have a love story inclined to art, passion, and realizing one's true capabilities. Rahman, who penned the script for the first time in his career, stated," Writing is the nucleus of any project. It is the core vision behind any film! Since my movie is a musical, it needed a really strong script to bring it to life and create an impact." Watch the trailer here:
99 songs is an upcoming romance film directed by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy. The film stars Ehan Bhat and Edilsy Vargas. The film is co-written and produced by A.R. Rahman, who thus makes his debut in both roles. He also composed the original score and songs. The film is a sensual story about art and self-discovery of a struggling singer who wants to be a successful music composer.
The film stars Ehan Bhat, Edilsy Vargas, Tenzin Dalha, Aditya Seal, Lisa Ray, Manisha Koirala, Thomson Andrews, Remo Fernandes, Ashwath Bhatt, and Kurush Deboo. The cast also includes renowned musicians Ranjit Barot and Rahul Ram. The supporting cast will have international musicians and actors. It will release in three languages: Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. The film is expected to release in the first quarter of 2020.