New Delhi, April 18 -- Given the cut-throat nature of the film music business, it's surprising to see two labels come together for a film. The movie in question is Tiger Shroff 's big-screen debut.
A source close to the production house says, "The movie will see two music companies coming together. The first song, Whistle Baja, was recently launched. Its rights are owned by the label that holds rights to the music of Jackie Shroff 's Hero (1983). This is because the theme of our song is based on a tune from that film, and the copyright belongs to that company since they composed the original."
On the other hand, the rest of the tracks from the film are owned by Bhushan Kumar's music label. "This is an exceptional case in the film industry. Whistle Baja has a different version of Tiger's father's original movie tune, which is a cult tune even today," says the source, adding, "The makers and the music labels had no issues when it came to who will own the rights to the track. The parties amicably agreed upon this decision."
When contacted, director Sabbir Khan confirms the news and says, "Yes, it's unusual and, I guess, it's the first time when two giant music companies have collaborated for one film. We have got great feedback about the music and it re-affirms our faith in the creative content."