Acclaimed filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, who has worked with A.R. Rahman is almost all his films, has decided to opt for a change as far as the music of his upcoming magnum opus Panipat is concerned, it seems.
This time, Gowariker has signed up National Award-winning music composer brothers Ajay–Atul for Panipat. Confirming the same, Gowariker said, “Ajay-Atul’s music alternates between the boisterous and the rugged, while being melodious and emotional too. They have musical sensibilities that this film demands and I am excitedly looking forward to collaborate with them”.
Rohit Shelatkar, who is co-producing the film under his company Vision World, is also excited to have Ajay-Atul on board. He said, “Ajay and Atul are master composers, immensely talented and also have a natural connection with the theme of Marathi pride. I am delighted to have them compose the music for this epic film of Panipat that is so close to my heart.”
Music composers Ajay and Atul Gogavale, who came into limelight with their tunes for Marathi films are equally thrilled to be a part of this historical drama. “It is a great honour for us to work with a great director like Ashu Sir. He is not only an excellent filmmaker but also has very good musical sensibilities, and we have seen that through all his films. We are excited to be a part of his next magnum opus Panipat,” they Ajay-Atul.
Featuring Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon in pivotal roles, Panipat is based on the Third Battle of Panipat, which is one of the most epic battles in the history of India that took place on 14 January 1761 at Panipat. Produced by Sunita Gowariker and Rohti Shelatkar under their banners of AGPPL and Vision World. The film is scheduled to release on December 6, 2019.