News|January 14, 2011 11:47 am

Gurinder Chadha & Rahman Will Work Together

Every director wants to work with Oscar winning, A. R. Rahman. Gurinder Chadha, Britain-based Indian filmmaker, has also roped Rahman for her next, which will be like a Bollywood-style animated musical about monkeys.  Titled as Monkeys of Bollywood, the film based in Mumbai revolves around two monkeys who try to stop an ancient demon from conquering the world.

The movie is said to be inspired by Indian epic Ramayana.  Chadha and her husband Paul Berges will produce the DreamWorks project. Rahman also confirmed the news,

“Excited about entering the world of Dreamworks animation…!(sic).”

Apparently, Broadway lyricist Stephen Schwartz is also attached to it. Stephen Schwartz also confirmed the news,

“As soon as I heard that DreamWorks Animation envisioned making an animated Bollywood movie, I knew I wanted to be a part of it. The fact that A.R. Rahman got involved made it an even more exciting project.”