Sony Music acquires music rights of ‘Agneepath’

PTI | 02:12 PM,Dec 12,2011

Mumbai, Dec 12 (PTI) Sony Music has acquired the music
rights of Dharma Productions’ upcoming movie ‘Agneepath’, a
remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s 1990 cult movie, the company said
today.
The ‘Agneepath’ music album comprises six songs and
Sony Music will first release an item number– ‘Chikni
Chameli’, featuring Katrina Kaif, digitally on December 12,
while the album will be available digitally on December 16.
The hard copy of the album will be released on December 19
across the key retail outlets.
Starring Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Rishi Kapoor
and Sanjay Dutt, ‘Agneepath’ releases on January 26 next year.
National award winning musical duo Ajay-Atul have
composed the music of the Karan Malhotra directed film. These
songs encompass a wide array of themes ranging from romance
and dance to quawalli and devotional songs, making each of it
blend strongly with the theme of the scene/ character.
The extensive use of live instruments for recording
these tracks gives this soundtrack tremendous scale and
impact, said Sanujeet Bhujabal, Marketing Director of Sony
Music India.
Speaking on the acquisition of music rights, Bhujabal
said the six new songs of this film are not only original and
refreshing, but also soulful and unforgettable.
“This is our 11th venture with Dharma and it’s always
a matter of pride and a great experience to work with them.
The soundtrack is varied and we expect a great response from
music enthusiasts,” Bhujabal added.
Sonu Nigam, Roop Kumar Rathod and Shreya Ghoshal have
lent their voices for the soundtracks and the sizzling dance
number ‘Chikni Chameli’ filmed on Katrina Kaif, will be its
highlight.

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