Mani Ratnam's all time great classic Roja(1992) is going for a digital makeover and is getting dubbed in English. K.Balachandar’s Kavithalaya the original producers are going to dub it in English.Remember Roja is the debut film of A.R Rahman, and the buzz is that the Oscar winning music director is going to redo all the songs and background score in Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound.
The original music of the film was recorded in mono at a make shift studio near Kodambakkam bridge in the then Madras (Chennai).
Rahman’s new found international fame will give the English Roja, a fantastic reach.
The English Roja will have a different title and will be a shorter version. A source close to the development of the project said: “The subject is evergreen and relevant even after many years after its release. Please note that the original soundtrack is among the "10 Best Soundtracks” of all time listed by “TIME” magazine.”