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AR Rahman to score music for Sivakarthikeyan’s next

AR Rahman roped in to compose music for Sivakarthikeyan’s upcoming project to be directed by R Ravikumar.

regional movies Updated: Jan 15, 2018 19:07 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Sivakarthikeyan,R Ravikumar,AR Rahman
AR Rahman and Sivakarthikeyan to collaborate for the first time.

The makers of Sivakarthikeyan’s upcoming film, to be directed by R Ravikumar, took to Twitter to confirm that Oscar award-winning composer AR Rahman will be scoring music for the film. The project is bankrolled by 24 AM Studios and is expected to release in 2019.

Sivakarthikeyan also shared the news on Twitter and wrote, “One of my big dream is coming true.Happy and proud to be associated with our pride of india,the most beloved and respected @arrahman sir for My next film with Dir @Ravikumar_Tup.”

Sivakarthikeyan also confirmed that this would be a sci-fi film and explained, “It is true that I’m doing a science-fiction film and we will make sure it will appeal to all kinds of audiences.”

After the success of Remo and Velaikkaran, this is the third Sivakarthikeyan project to be produced by RD Raja and it looks like the producers are leaving no stone unturned for the project. According to latest buzz, the crew is expected to begin shooting late in 2018 and wrap up by end of the year.

Meanwhile, Sivakarthikeyan is working on Ponram’s film, which is also bankrolled by 24 AM Studios. This film stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu as the female lead, who will be seen portraying a rural character. This is Ponram and Sivakarthikeyan’s third outing after Varuthapadathe Valibar Sangam and Rajini Murugan. This movie will also have Simran, Lal and Napolean in pivotal roles. The music for the film will be composed by D Imman and the first look of the film will be revealed on February 17.

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First Published: Jan 15, 2018 18:32 IST