With Cannes Film Festival just around the corner it seems many big names from the film industries of the East are being added to the red carpet list. On name is AR Rahman who will be attending the festival in light of the release for the forthcoming multilingual film ‘Sangamithra’.
“I’m very excited working on this ambitious project ‘Sangamithra’. I am looking forward to joining the team at Cannes,” Times of India reports the music maestro confirming.
The film which stars Shruti Hassan and South actors Jayam Ravi and Arya, is spoken in Hindi, Tamil and Telegu. The films producer, Narayanan Ramasamy, Chairman and Managing Director, Thenandal Studios, expressed, “This is an ambitious epic period film under the Thenandal Studios banner and we are so proud to have on board India’s pride A R Rahman for this film.”
He went on to add, “This is a very prestigious project for us. The Cannes unveil with Rahman sir, Sabu (Cyril, film production designer) sir, Sundar (C, director) sir and the entire lead cast is just the beginning of the many milestones that ‘Sangamithra’ is going to achieve with time — for Tamil and Indian cinema.”
The cast and crew will be unveiling the film at the festival, where it’s worldwide release will take place in August.
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