MUMBAI — Nepali actress Manisha Koiral and Lisa Ray will play the lead in AR Rahaman’s new film ’99 Songs’.
AR Rahman has announced the cast of his film 99 Songs and said that Manisha Koirala and Lisa Ray will play the lead in the film. Rahman, who has co-produced and written the script of the film, took to Facebook on Wednesday to reveal the cast of the movie.
“For the past couple of years, we have taken the time necessary to hold around 1,000 auditions so that we could find the right boy and girl. I think we have found those special people who have brought freshness and talent to the screen,” Rahman wrote.
Directed by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy, 99 Songs will also feature Raghu Ram and newcomers Ehan Bhat, Edilsy Varghese and Tenzin Dalha.
Earlier, Rahman had shared that the lead couple of the film — Ehan and Edilsy — was chosen from around 1,000 auditions and the movie will have 10 to 12 tracks.
Manisha was last seen in a romantic drama Dear Maya while Lisa was seen in a horror film Dobaara: See Your Evil.
With IANS Inputs