AR Rahman: 'Ekk Deewana Tha, my most romantic album'

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, Dec. 28 -- Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman, who chose to release the music of his recent film, Ekk Deewana Tha at the Taj Mahal in Agra, says that after a long time, he'd had the chance to compose music for a film featuring young actors.

"This is my favourite romantic album in recent times. While I have been doing music for many fresh actors, I hadn't composed a fully romantic album in quite a while," says Rahman, whose earlier films like Imran Khan's debut in Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (JTYJN, 2008), and Ranbir Kapoor's Rockstar this year, had not much scope for romance. Ekk Deewana Tha is a musical love story between Sachin (Prateik) and the confused yet headstrong Jessie (Amy Jackson). The film delves into the highs