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Rahman to talk about his ‘Bombay Dreams’

Madhur Tankha

New Delhi: He is credited with introducing Indian music to the West. And now internationally renowned musician A. R. Rahman will talk about his partnership with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber in producing the musical hit ‘Bombay Dreams’ on CNN on Friday. While speaking to his host Myleene Klass in the ‘The Screening Room’ show, Rahman will also share his experience of working with different Indian filmmakers including Deepa Mehta and Shekhar Kapur.

Rahman, who has composed some of the most stunning tunes for Bollywood films and sold over 200 million albums, will also share his views on the future of the Indian film industry.

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Admitting that music in Bollywood films has changed over the years, Rahman says when he was doing the blockbuster ‘Rang De Basanti’ he never knew that its music would reach so many people across the globe. Speaking about the Aamir Khan starrer film that was the official entry from India for Oscars, Rahman says: “The songs were lip-synced, just used like a background, but they seemed to blend well with the screenplay and the story.”

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