New Delhi, May 28 -- He has composed music for several national and international stars. And now, Oscar-winning musician-singer, AR Rahman has sung for one of the youngest actors in the industry - Armaan Jain, who happens to be yesteryear actor Raj Kapoor's grandson.
Apparently, there were no initial plans for Rahman to croon for the young actor. However, later on it was mutually decided that his voice would suit him the best. "Armaan was also very excited with the prospect of Rahman sir singing for him. After all, how many youngsters get such an opportunity? Initially, he was a bit nervous about it, but when he heard the track, he was extremely excited," says an insider.
When contacted, Rahman says, "Though it was a last minute decision, I think it's a great way to connect with the younger audiences. I wish Armaan a great future in Hindi cinema."
Armaan's debut film has been directed by Imtiaz Ali's brother, Arif Ali. Rahman, who has composed music for Imtiaz's films, Rockstar (2011) as well as Highway, is also composing for his next venture, that also stars actors Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.