Prasoon Joshi on what influence his lyrics


For lyricist Prasoon Joshi, understanding the script of a film is most important before he begins to pen down the lyrics of its songs. Joshi, who wrote the songs of the upcoming film, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, the music of which is by Son records, says: “Since I wrote both the screenplay and the
dialogues for the film, I knew from the very start as to what I wanted to write in my songs.”

Ask him for a bit more, the 41-year-old adds: “Song, Mera Yaar, plays the role of a commentator of the situation between the two lovers (played by Farhan Akthar and Sonam Kapoor in the film). The script and dialogues tell us facts about the two, but the song narrates their love story.”

Joshi, who has to his credit the lyrics for Rang De Basanti, Taare Zameen Par and Delhi 6, admits that a lot of his lyrics for Bhaag Milkha B