Music maestro A R Rahman revealed the cast of 99 Songs, an upcoming romantic musical co-written and produced by him.

It will feature newcomers Ehan Bhat, Edilsy Varghese and Tenzin Dalha in the leading roles.

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Tenzin Dalha and Ehan Bhat


It was reported that the lead couple was chosen from around 1,000 auditions. It is also reported that the movie will have around 10-12 songs.

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Female lead Edilsy Varghese

The supporting cast features Manisha Koirala and Lisa Ray along with musicians Ranjit Barot and Indian Ocean frontman Rahul Ram.

Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy, a television director and the lead vocalist of indie rock band Scribe, will be donning the director’s cap. The music will be composed by the Mozart of Madras himself.