It’s AR Rahman at the mic for Maahi Ve for Highway

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After the brilliant ‘Patakha Guddi’ from the upcoming Highway, music composer A.R. Rahman has another treat in store for us! The music maestro takes the microphone himself for the next song ‘Maahi Ve’.

Directed by Imtiaz Ali, Highway is a road movie starring Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda who traverse through six states of north India in the course of the film.

‘Maahi Ve’, written by Irshad Kamil, is a soft romantic number sung by Rahman in his inimitable soulful way. It is picturised on Veera (Alia) and Mahabir (Randeep) , as circumstances bring the two strangers close to each other.

“‘Maahi Ve’ is coming more from Rahman sir than from Irshad or me. This is one of the songs that Rahman sir makes and one wonders how the hell does he get the soul of the the story so beautifully. ‘Maahi Ve’ was not a part of the original brief but I can not imagine the film or the album of Highway without it”, says Imtiaz.

Check it out!

Highway, produced by Window Seat Films and presented by Sajid Nadiadwala, will be released worldwide by UTV Motion Pictures. The music of the film will be available on T-Series. Highway will release worldwide on 21st February, 2014.


A young city girl, full of life, is on the highway at night, with her fiancé. Suddenly, she is abducted by a group of rustic criminals and her life is turned upside down. Panic strikes among the kidnappers, when they realize the girl is a daughter of a leading Industrialist with strong political connections. But the leader of the group is adamant to go ahead with the plan. Days pass, as the Tempo runs and miles turn, and after the initial horror of dealing with her captors, the air changes ; she feels that she has changed as well. A strange bond begins to develop between her and the oppressor. She starts feeling free in her captivity. She does not want to return and wishes that this journey would never end. But circumstances indicate that love is not an option.They are not made for each other. Maybe this feeling is just a passing phase. Maybe not?

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