Rahman brings freshness to each project: Mani Ratnam
THE HANS INDIA |
Mar 21,2017 , 03:22 AM IST
Mani Ratnam & AR Rahman
Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam on Monday said every collaboration with double Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman is a special journey. The filmmaker and composer, along with legendary lyricist Vairamuthu, have been working together for 25 years.
Commenting on his long-standing relationship with Rahman, the ‘Roja’ filmmaker said, "It's been 25 years, but it just feels like I met Rahman yesterday. Every film with him is a special journey. He brings newness to each project, new sound and new music. I’m thankful for his collaboration with which started with ‘Roja’ in1992.”
Rahman said he's blessed to have found a mentor in Ratnam. "I'm thankful to the platform I have received because of Mani sir. If Balachander sir had not introduced me to Mani sir, I wouldn't have had this platform," Rahman said.