National award-winning music composer Amit Trivedi says his renditions in his upcoming film Lootera are a tribute to legendary composer R D Burman.
Lootera is a period romance drama set in Bengal of
1950s and is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane after his much
"The music of this film is a tribute to Pancham Da
(RD Burman) in terms of melody and orchestration. I am happy
that the music is getting good response," said Trivedi.
Trivedi has composed soulful tunes for the film including numbers such as Sawaar Loon, Manmarziyan, Monta Re that were performed by
playback singer Shilpa Rao and lyricist-singers Amitabh
Bhattacharya and Swanand Kirkire at the music launch of the film here on Saturday.
The 34-year-old musician himself sung the heart rending
Zinda. He says the script and the director drove him to come
up with such fabulous music.
"To get an opportunity to work with Vikram is a great
thing. It's the director and the script which drives me.
Vikram has always managed to churn out the best out of me,"
Amit said, who has worked with Motwane in Udaan.
The film is produced by Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Motion
Pictures and Phantom Films, floated by four prominent
filmmakers - Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Vikas Bahl
and Madhu Mantena.
Lootera is scheduled to release on July 5.