April 22, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Bollywood film, Raavan will have its music launch on April 24. The Hindi and Tamil albums feature some of the best artistes in Indian music, like AR Rahman, Asha Bhonsle, Sukhwinder Singh, Kailash Kher, Reena Bhardwaj, Rashid Ali, Mahalaxmi Iyer, Naresh Iyer, Shreya Ghoshal, Karthik, Malgudi Subha, Ila Arun, Kunal Ganjawala, Sapna Awasthi and Sonu Nigaam.
According to sources, Asha Bhosle has rendered her voice to a song in the Tamil version of Raavan. Also, one of the tracks, ‘Kata Kata’, features artists Ila Arun, Sapna Awasthi and Kunal Ganjawala. The video of the song was shot in Jhansi, with 500 dancers and is choreographed by Ganesh Acharya. The big budget song took four days to wind up.
The 30 second preview for the both the Tamil and Hindi version is out and Abhishek Bachchan and Vikram both seem to have done a marvelous job. But the music of the film is being awaited about as much as the film itself.
AR Rahman is back to provide some of his best work to the movie. Some of his best compositions in the past have been for Mani Ratnam’s movies, Bombay and Dil Se. With Raavan, the composer just wants to go one level higher.
— Sampurn Wire