Oscar and Grammy Award-winning musician A.R. Rahman discovers an all-new expanse of his artistry as he turns producer and writer for 99 Songs. With this film, a romantic musical, the maestro also introduces to the world to two very promising debut actors — Ehan Bhat and Edilsy Vargas.
99 Songs follows the journey of a young man named Jay whose life centres around his two great loves: music and his girlfriend Sofia or as Jay calls her Sophie. According to Mr. Rahman, “99 Songs is about a musician trying to make it against the odds. It is about his struggle between the old world and the new world, and the antidote is music.”
The intriguing talent, presence and connection of Ehan and Edilsey have got netizens excited to see a fresh pairing on the big screen. The actors will be seen undertaking a musical quest in this love story presented by Jio Studios.
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A.R. Rahman says, “It is my pleasure to introduce the talented lead cast, Ehan Bhat and Edilsy Vargas. They both are very promising and have a lot of potential in them. I wish them a great cinematic journey ahead.”
An elated Ehan Bhat shared, “I am humbled with the response that Edilsy and I have been getting since the launch of the 99 Songs trailer. The support and encouragement for our film and its music is heartening. I am grateful to Rahman sir for giving us this opportunity which doesn’t come easily for someone with absolutely no background in Bollywood. It has been such an unbelievable journey.”
99 Songs will release in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu on 16th April, 2021. Presented by Jio Studios, the film is produced by A.R. Rahman’s production company YM Movies and co-produced by Ideal Entertainment.