India’s A.R. Rahman, the Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Grammy winning writer of “Slumdog Millionaire” will score the music for forthcoming war film “Pippa.” In doing so he collaborates with two of India’s driving makers.
The movie is delivered by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP and Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Roy Kapur Films, and coordinated by Raja Krishna Menon (“Airlift”). It stars Ishaan Khattar (“A Suitable Boy”), Mrunal Thakur (“Love Sonia”) and Priyanshu Painyuli (“Mirzapur”).
“Pippa” depends on the book “The Burning Chaffees,” composed by Brigadier Balram Singh Mehta. Khattar will play Brigadier Mehta of the 45th Cavalry tank unit who battled on India’s eastern front during the Indo-Pakistan battle of 1971, which prompted the production of Bangladesh.
The film’s title is a reference to the Russian land and/or water capable tank called the PT-76, famously known as “Pippa,” which includes unmistakably in the film.
This will be the writer’s first Bollywood film since 2020’s “Dil Bechara,” featuring the late Sushant Singh Rajput. He has a few forthcoming activities including “99 Songs,” “Le Musk,” “Ponniyin Selvan” and “Aadu Jeevitham.”
“The account of ‘Pippa’ has an exceptionally human interface. It’s about each family, and I in a split second related with it,” said Rahman. “I’m anticipating working with Raja Krishna Menon, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur.”
Screwvala and Kapur have both recently filled in as heads of Disney India. Rahman worked together with them in the past on notorious collections for a significant number of their creations under Disney’s recent UTV Motion Pictures pennant, including “Swades,” “Rang De Basanti,” “Jodhaa Akbar” and “Delhi-6.”
“Devoted and motivating music has been A.R. Rahman’s specialty since the start of his notorious profession,” said Screwvala. “We are glad to invite the maestro onto group ‘Pippa.’ Collaborating with him has consistently brought about astounding collections and I’m slanted to accept that his music will be the thumping heart of our film.”
“What recognizes the music of A.R. Rahman is that it brings such a lot of profundity and feeling to the account, that it generally hoists the characters and the narrating,” said Roy Kapur.
Roy Kapur films presently has an arrangement transformation of “The Anarchy,” in view of William Dalrymple’s book on expansionism, underway.
RSVP’s present undertakings incorporate science fiction epic “Ashwatthama”, sentiment “Sitara” and an arrangement transformation of Dominique Lapierre and Javier Moro’s book, “Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World’s Deadliest Industrial Disaster.”
“Pippa” will deliver dramatically in late 2021.