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The Fault in our Stars: AR Rahman to compose music for Sushant Singh Rajput starrer

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Mar 8, 2018, 2:24 pm IST
Updated : Mar 8, 2018, 2:26 pm IST

Sushant Singh Rajput will play male lead in the Hindi remake of the 2014 American film The Fault In Our Stars.

The Indian adaptation of 'The Fault In Our Stars' marks the directorial debut of casting director Mukesh Chhabra.
 The Indian adaptation of 'The Fault In Our Stars' marks the directorial debut of casting director Mukesh Chhabra.

Mumbai: The Hindi remake of 2014 American film 'The Fault in Our Stars', with Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead, has now got the maestro AR Rahman on board to compose music for the film. Interestingly, music played a pivotal part in the Hollywood film featuring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.

Confirming the development, Rahman spoke to Mumbai Mirror and said, “When I heard the narration of their Indian adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars and especially how music is so beautifully woven into the narrative, I got quite excited.”

Chhabra is elated of getting the music maestro on board. He said, “As a casting director I have worked on many films with Rahman sir but it was like a dream come true when he agreed to do the music for thus film.”

'The Fault in our Stars' is based on John Green's bestselling novel of the same name. The premise of the story is around a love story between two teenagers named Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters, who suffer from cancer.

Produced by Fox Star Studios, the Indian adaptation marks the directorial debut of casting director Mukesh Chhabra. The casting of film's leading lady is still under development.

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