A.R.Rahman’s close friend Resul Pookutty said, “We have been discussing, writing and having long chats over scripts. It is a necessary progression for AR to get into film direction. We are already talking to some actors. The film will be on the lines of BLACK.”
In DetailHe's won over audiences globally with his music, but if the grapevine is to be believed, AR Rahman may go behind the camera soon. Sources claim that the maestro has been working on a script for some time now. The film, which is likely to go on the floors sometime next year, might have the Oscar winner donning the director's hat.
Rahman has reportedly completed a course in scriptwriting and film direction in LA some time back. When got in touch with Resul Pookutty ” a close friend of Rahman and an Oscar winner himself ” this is what he had to say: "We both have been discussing, writing and having long chats over scripts. It is a necessary progression for AR Rahman to get into film direction."
While he could not confirm if Rahman had done a course, Resul added that he himself was all set to direct a Hindi film. "We are already talking to some actors. The film will be on the lines of Black," he said, refusing to divulge other details.
Sources close to Rahman, who's an Oscar jury member, revealed that Rahman's a huge film buff and is fond of world movies. The music director is also known to be a good film critic. The maverick that he is, can fans look forward to more surprises and ” dare we say it ” another Oscar nomination?