Amitabh Bachchan opens up about becoming a music composer for Chup
Amitabh Bachchan became music composer for R Balki’s film Chup: Revenge of the Artist. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan got his start as a music composer in Chup. The 79-year-old actor chose to lend his artfully created music to the film after watching it. Big B revealed that he alone played all the instruments in the composition and also recorded it personally.
Amitabh Bachchan created the film’s ending title track. Chup starring Sunny Deol, Dulquer Salmaan, Shreya Dhanwantary and Pooja Bhatt was released on September 23. Mr. Bachchan’s composition was played at the end of the film with a credit that read: “110 years of Indian cinema. 80 years of Amitabh Bachchan. Thank you Amit Ji… The title music at the end was specially composed by Amitabh Bachchan.
He shared the recording of it on his official social media accounts and on Facebook, he wrote: “A composition of ‘me’ after an inspiring moment from the film.. Every instrument played by ‘me’.. and personally recorded. . only.”
Speaking about the composition, he said, “For me, it was the melody, which spoke…speaks of love…unrequited love…love that is not openly reciprocated or understood…by beloved …beloved be unaware of the deep and pure affection of the admirer, or consciously reject it… what then is melody – if it can be called that… melodies which are strains of singular expression… but an expression of this… happiness or disappointment that she played for the creator.
Chup is a tribute to legendary actor-filmmaker Guru Dutt who died in 1964 at the age of 39. Chup: Revenge of Artist is written and directed by R Balki, known for directing Paa, Padman, Shamitabh, Ki & Ka and Cheeni Kum. It is produced by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Anil Naidu, Dr. Jayantilal Gada of PEN Studios and Gauri Shinde. The romantic psychopathic thriller hits theaters on September 23, 2022.
On the work side, Amitabh Bachchan is currently hosting the 14th season of the popular quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati aka KBC. On the filming side, he is preparing the release of Goodbye with Rashmika Mandhana and Neena Gupta. He will also be seen playing a role in Uunchai along with Anupam Kher, Boman Irani and Parineeti Chopra.
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