T-Series and Lahari Music bag RRR audio rights for a record price; First single to be out on August 1
The first single from SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’ will be out on August 1. MM Keeravaani has composed the song, which will be released in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. The song lyrics is penned by Madhan Karky (Tamil), Riya Mukherjee (Hindi), Sirivennela Sitaramasastri (Telugu). It is sung by Hema Chandra (Telugu), Anirudh (Tamil), Vijay Yesudas (Malayalam), Amit Trivedi (Hindi) and Yazin Nizar (Kannada).
Recently, Bhushan Kumar’s T Series and Lahari Music had acquired the music rights of ‘RRR’ for all languages (Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam). It is learnt that the total music rights deal for all the languages is worth a whopping Rs 26 crores, which is by far a new all-time audio rights record for any Indian film till date.
‘RRR’ starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR as the leads promises to be an action-packed epic. The film is about two freedom fighters, Alluri Sita Ramaraju and Komaram Bheem who fought against the British Raj and the Nizam of Hyderabad, respectively. Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Olivia Morris, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody, Samuthirakani and many others are part of the cast.
The makers have announced October 13, 2021 as the theatrical release