'Rahman and his music are very special'

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, Nov. 23 -- After his Oscar-winning turn in Slumdog Millionaire (2008), AR Rahman had become choosy with his Bollywood projects. But after rocking the charts with Rockstar, the maestro is back with another melodious soundtrack for Ek Deewana Tha. He had also composed music for filmmaker Gautham Menon's 2010 Tamil hit, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa of which Ek Deewana Tha is a remake.

The Hindi version stars Prateik and British model-actor Amy Jackson. "Ek Deewana Tha is a special film since it reunites him with Gautham Menon. Their relationship and films have always been special," says a team member of Rahman's entourage. It's further disclosed that what Rahman has created for Ek Deewana Tha is very different from Rockstar. "It's very melodious and carries the AR stamp," says the te