'99 Songs' a Hindi film, to have hero from Kashmir: A.R. Rahman
Music superstar A.R. Rahman says that his ambitious production "99 Songs" is all set to go on floors after four years of work, and revealed that it is a Hindi film with a hero from Kashmir."I39m in the midst of pre-production, so been working on it for four years and now it39s going to go on floors. We are releasing a virtual reality promo, not exactly a promo, but a gist of the whole thing, probably in a month, so we39re shooting for it all over the place."It is an Indian film, whatever the fate is, God will decide and people will decide. It is a Hindi film, the hero is from Kashmir, the heroine is from another place, which I39ll tell later," said Rahman, at the trailer launch of film "Pele: Birth of a Legend", for which he has given the music.Rahman39s banner Y.M. Movies, has produced the film and Rahman has penned the story of the film, directed by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy. A first look poster of the film with a couple hanging in the air with the background of a piano and hearts, was released two months back.Rahman also recently worked on Suriya39s Tamil film "24". He is also working on Mani Ratnam39s next film and Shankar39s "Robot 2".Rahman39s last album "Raunaq" had released two years back. About his plans to do another album, he said: "I want to do it, what happens is that in my album I39m the producer, so my constant loyalty goes for people who39re waiting for my songs, so it album never gets made three albums that I started I never made it hope it39ll happen."Asked how he managed to remain unique in every project of his, he said: "I39m the listener for my music, I always want to do that. I know people say, 39can you do the 3990s kind of music, can you do like 39Taal39 or 39Rockstar39 it39s a phase I39m going through internally as an artist. I want to satisfy myself, that39s what I keep doing. I want to be honest to myself, I want to enjoy and be passionate about what I39m doing.""Ginga" is the first song released by Rahman for "Pele: Birth of a Legend".
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