Sunday, August 19, 2018 | ePaper
Music should be treated as a character in films: AR Rahman
Academy Award-winning composer AR Rahman believes music should be treated as a character in films and not something that is dispensable. When asked about the deterioration of music in Bollywood, Rahman said people are not working on integrating music with the story. "People are not convinced about lip-syncing or having a song because they are not working on the screenplay that can sustain a scene with beautiful music," Rahman said in an interview. "Music should become a character. In films like Rockstar and Taal, they had music as a central forceâ€.