Mumbai: After composing music for 12 films, including three Hollywood, Oscar-winning musician A R Rahman is turning scriptwriter and producer with an untitled film.
“I am scripting a movie which I will co-produce. It is in the process,” Rahman told reporters at the press conference of Shankar’s upcoming film ‘I’.
The 47-year-old ‘Jai Ho!’ hitmaker, who composed music for ‘I’ and ‘Kochadaiiyaan: The Legend’, said he is happy to work with two stalwarts of Indian cinema Rajinikanth and Shankar in the same year.
“2014 is an eventful year for me. I have done 12 films this year. I did three films in Hollywood and also worked with Rajinikanth and Shankar,” Rahman said.
Rahman gave music for biographical sports drama’Million Dollar Arm’ and ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ besides
scoring for upcoming biopic on Brazilian football legend Pele.
Both ‘Million Dollar Arm’, ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ and Kochadaiiyaan: The Legend’ are in the long-list of Oscars for the best original score.