AR Rahman reveals why Atrangi Re is special for him!

The music album of the Akshay Kumar, Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan starrer was launched with an exclusive concert by music legend AR Rahman

Atrangi Re’s music has been hitting all the right chords. While ‘Chaka Chak’ and ‘Rait Zara Si’ have already created quite a stir on the internet, the stage is now set for the rest of the songs to make waves. Upping the ante on the excitement surrounding Atrangi Re’s music, the makers launched the film’s album in a grand concert by music maestro AR Rahman. The live concert saw AR Rahman crooning to the best songs from the film. The audience had its feet tapping to ‘Toofan Si Kudi’, ‘Tere Rang’, ‘Tumhein Mohabbat’ and a flute rendition of ‘Tere Rang’.

The event was also attended by Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan, Bhushan Kumar, Aanand L Rai and Irshad Kamil. The interactive live concert saw fun on-stage moments between AR Rahman and the cast.

The music album of Atrangi Re is a coming-together of greats from the music industry. A soul-stirring composition by AR Rahman, with soulful lyrics by Irshad Kamil, the film’s music gives us a local flavour of India and its energy – upbeat, quirky, full of zing, diverse, and intense. The bevy of songs, comprising of Garda, Chakka Chak, Tere Rang, Little Little, Tumhein Mohabbat, Raith Zara Si and Toofan Si Kudi, has been sung by the best singers of the industry. Shreya Ghoshal, Arijit Singh, Daler Mehndi, Haricharan Seshadri, Hiral Viradia and Shashaa Tirupati have lent their voice to the songs. In fact, even the Atrangi star Dhanush has sung ‘Little Little’ from the album. The Atrangi Re album will be an original album, with songs in both, Hindi as well as Tamil.

Excited about Atrangi Re’s music launch, AR Rahman spoke why the film is special and said, “When a film and its plot travels around India, the music needs to move with the story too, and mirror the moods and sentiments of the characters. Stories like Atrangi Re give us the opportunity to try out something different musically. My best wishes to the entire team: Aanand L Rai, Bhushan Kumar, Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush.”


Speaking about the music in the film, producer Bhushan Kumar said, “The music in the film celebrates India as we know it! It is a mind-blowing composition by AR Rahman and is a perfect example of north meets south. We hope you enjoy the music in the film!”

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai added, “One honest confession, I am very possessive about Rahman sir’s songs. If given a chance I would have kept all the songs exclusively for myself. You feel so proud that the entire magic took place in front of you. Every song is like a different colour and in the end you see a beautiful soulful rainbow.”

Known to be the king of small town stories, Aanand L Rai’s dream directorial venture Atrangi Re will once again bring India together, through its music, story, casting and performances. Aanand L Rai and A. R. Rahman have previously created magic with music together in movies like Raanjhanaa. And Atrangi Re is going to be no different!

Gulshan Kumar and T-Series, Aanand L Rai and Cape Of Good Films present Atrangi Re, a Colour Yellow production, produced by Aanand L Rai and Himanshu Sharma, produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar. The film directed by Aanand L Rai is slated to release on 24th December exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.



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