Starring Ehan Bhat, Edilsy Varghese and Tenzin Dalha in lead roles and helmed by director Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy, 99 Songs deals with art and self-discovery of a struggling musician. The film marks the debut of music director A.R.Rahman, as a writer and producer.
The Oscar-winning music composer took to Twitter, to break in the news to his fans. He wrote,” Thrilled to announce, our labour of love #99Songs, directed by @vishweshk starring @itsEhanBhat will be showcased at @busanfilmfest on Oct 9. Gratitude & thanks @YM_Movies @jiostudios @JioCinema...” The film also stars actress Lisa Ray, Manisha Koirala, music composer-drummer Ranjit Barot, and Rahul Ram of Indian Ocean band in various roles.
The list of other Indian films to be screened at the Busan International Film Festival 2019 includes Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar-starrer The Sky Pink, Viineet Kumar’s Aadhaar, Alankrita Shrivastava's Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, Tannishtha Chatterjee's Roam Rome Mein and Gitanjali Rao's animation film Bombay Rose.