Rahman’s special from Sunday

AR Rahman’s song, Kabir for the forthcoming film The Fakir of Venice will be unveiled on Sunday. “The lyrics are from a poem of Saint Kabir. It’s about the journey of a Fakir and the dichotomy of things with the character,” he said.

“We tried to shoot for the song in Sikkim, but the weather didn’t work in our favour in the time allotted,” he added. The Fakir of Venice, which also stars Annu Kapoor, revolves around the two faces of every human being which primarily comes out due to situations, needs, goals and wants.

“I started working on the film almost about one year and a half ago. We scored the background music first, followed by a song. The director Anand Surapur approached me for the music and I have been fond of his earlier works.”

“I liked the film when I saw the rough cut and the overall concept was quite intriguing. Thus, I decided to associate with the project without much difficulty in thinking to do so,” he added.

NT Bureau