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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 the next big actors to watch out for — Ehan Bhat and Edilsy Vargas.
‘99 Songs’ follows the journey of a youngster named Jay, whose life centres around his two great loves: music and his girlfriend Sophie. But when his artistic aspirations get in the way of his relationship, Jay finds himself faced with the toughest test of his life yet. What follows is a journey of heartbreak and redemption, of loss and faith and an ode to the timeless power of love and music.
Speaking about the fresh pairing, A.R. Rahman says in a statement shared by his team,
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.- A. R. Rahman
The enigmatic talent, presence and gravitas 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.
An elated Ehan Bhat expresses his excitement about bagging the project,
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.- Ehan Bhat
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.