99 Songs Trailer. It is an AR Rahman produced musical drama that narrates an artist’s journey to self discovery.
At last the trailer of AR Rahman’s highly awaited film 99 songs has officially been unveiled. This oscar winner music maestro has both produced and co-written this Bollywood film. Helmed by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy, the movie features debutant Ehan Bhat in the lead role opposite actress Edilsy Vargas. It also casts Lisa Ray, Manisha Koirala, Ranjit Barot and Rahul Ram in pivotal roles.
Talking about the trailer it has for the box office audience some breath-taking visuals and stunning music. Going by the official description of the film,
“It follows the journey of a young man named Jay (Ehan) whose life centers around his two great loves: music and his girlfriend Sophie (Edilsy).”
The trailer debuts with Jay, a young musician making attempts to convince an executive to fund his album. These are his words,
“Mai manta hoon, ek gaana poori duniya badal sakta hai sir.” The rest of the trailer follows his life journey and his passion for music which takes him to various places around the globe. The latter half of the trailer also consists of heartbreak and his separation from his girlfriend Sophie. The trailer concludes with a stunning Lisa Ray saying, “Music is duniya ka ek aakhri bacha hua jaadu hai, jaadu mei bharosa karte ho?”
Have a look at the trailer here:
Besides both co-writing and producing, AR Rahman has also given the music of the film that includes 15 songs. Bollywood movies very rarely have this much audio tracks. This is a trend in the Southern film industry. AR Rahman began his career by making music for the Southern film industry. 99 songs has been bankrolled by YM Movies in collaboration with Jio Studios and Ideal Entertainment. This musical had its world premiere at the 24th Busan International Film Festival.