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Didn’t think twice before accepting Majidi’s offer: A R Rahman

DECCAN CHRONICLE | SUBHASH K. JHA
Published Sep 17, 2015, 9:10 am IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 7:35 pm IST
Rahman didn’t bat an eyelid before accepting Majidi’s offer to compose his film's music
A R Rehman. (PHoto: DC/File)
 A R Rehman. (PHoto: DC/File)

The controversy surrounding Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi’s latest film Muhammad: The Messenger Of God has come as a rude shock to A.R. Rahman, who has composed music for the film. Rahman issued a public statement after a fundamental Islamic group issued a fatwa against him and Majidi too.

But before the storm set in, the music composer, in a recent interview with us, had said, “When I got the offer from Majid Majidi, I didn’t think twice about accepting it. He is a filmmaker I’ve admired for long. We established a bond of mutual trust in no time at all.”

 

Rahman tells us he has attempted something new for this film. “There is a lot of experimental melodies and rhythms. And the best part of the experience is the warm acceptance I’ve received in Iran. I have a lot of offers coming from that country.”

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