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11th April 2002

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Sri to direct a film

Sri, the music director, would soon be turning director. He took gap for a couple of years as the music director. Now he prepared a subject for a bilingual film to be made in both Telugu and Tamil. This film would go on floors in the month of June 2002. Another interesting aspect of this film is that 5 different music directors are composing a song each for this film. These directors are Ilaya Raja, AR Rehman, Mani Sharma, Deva and Anu Malik

RP Patnaik to start a recording theater

RP Patnaik has built his own recording theater, Sangeeta Prodigy Studio, where he's got the latest equipment including high definition in protocols, for the very first time in Asia. Also his equipment has High DSP Power 96-192 Kilo Hetz, 128 tracks and MSP monitors. RP is doing background music for 'Kuch Tum Kaho', the Hindi remake Telugu blockbuster 'Kalisundam Raa'. He also has three other Hindi films in pipeline. RP Patnaik's music crew consists of Anup, Appa Rao, Dr. Murthy (Flute), Bhaskar (Tabla) along with Gayathri, Lenina, Sarada and Jayasree on harmony.

Urmila to sizzle in Company

Some perspective critic once said that there were no small roles, only small actors. Urmila Mantondkar, never one to hind behind the laurels of length, took on the challenge of 'romancing a gun' in a concept song, one of the more formidable assignments in Bollywood. Mantondkar will be found writhing with the weapon when the titles for Ram Gopal Varma's Company role out. "The track is a version of a Bond like flick and Urmila fits the spirit," explains Varma. The cameo also quells rumors that the actress has split from his mentor … and that she would keep going back as long as he keeps such roles ready.

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