Sunday, December 27, 2009

A.R Rahman joins forces with the Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart to create soundtrack for new movie

A.R Rahman the music producer behind Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, has embarked upon an exciting new project for the New Year. The renowned musician will be working alongside Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics’ fame to produce a new soundtrack for an upcoming movie.

The film has the working title, Street Dancing, and centres around cutting edge dance competitions. With direction from Bille Woodruff and starring Cindy Gonez, the action takes place in both New York and Singapore creating a cross-cultural aspect to the movie.

This feeling of East meets West is continued with the collaboration between A.R Rahman, nicknamed the Mozart of Madras, and British Golden Globe winning musician, Dave Stewart. The pair will write the musical score for the movie together.

The movie is aimed at a global audience and seeks to build bridges between different cultures through the medium of song, dance and drama.

Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed has praised A.R Rahman for representing Indian music on the world stage and has welcomed this latest film project which will further promote Indians and their musical talents.

No release date for the film has been announced.

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