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Sanjay Leela Bhansali turns to music

September 24, 2010
At the launch of the first look of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s latest offering “Guzaarish”, it came as a surprise that the trailer didn’t have any hint of the songs.
Instead, it was just a melody that served as a background. Given the memorable music of his earlier films, there are a lot of expectations from this one.
But the director does have a reason for keeping the music under wraps a little longer, because there is a brand new music director making his debut — Bhansali himself.
The director says he didn’t want to pass on the “deep thoughts” the characters would be expressing musically in the film to someone else.
“Only I can understand what my characters feel the best. So I thought it was best that I score the music for the film,” he said.
In “Guzaarish”, Hrithik Roshan plays a magician who becomes paraplegic after a stunt goes wrong while Aishwarya Rai stars as his lady love.
The film opens in cinemas on Nov 19.
“Guzaarish” also marks the Bollywood debut of model Monikangana Dutta and will be important for Bhansali, coming as it does three years after his much-hyped “Saawariya” failed at the box-office.

guzaarishAt the launch of the first look of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s latest offering “Guzaarish“, it came as a surprise that the trailer didn’t have any hint of the songs.

Instead, it was just a melody that served as a background. Given the memorable music of his earlier films, there are a lot of expectations from this one.

But the director does have a reason for keeping the music under wraps a little longer, because there is a brand new music director making his debut — Bhansali himself.

The director says he didn’t want to pass on the “deep thoughts” the characters would be expressing musically in the film to someone else.

“Only I can understand what my characters feel the best. So I thought it was best that I score the music for the film,” he said.

In “Guzaarish”, Hrithik Roshan plays a magician who becomes paraplegic after a stunt goes wrong while Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan stars as his lady love.

The film opens in cinemas on Nov 19.

“Guzaarish” also marks the Bollywood debut of model Monikangana Dutta and will be important for Bhansali, coming as it does three years after his much-hyped “Saawariya” failed at the box-office.

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I have zero hope from this film.

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OMG! After the blue of Saawariya it turns out now SLB wants to sing the blues.

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