'Life of Pi' promo song about metaphorical journey of life

Indo Asian News Service
17 November 2012

Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) Popular independent musician Shrikanth Sriram has composed a promo song in Hindi titled "Manzil" for upcoming English adventure−drama "Life of Pi". He says the song recounts the journey of life from an allegorical context.

"There's a vague metaphorical parallel between the song and the journey of life. We never wanted to draw a parallel, but as we composed, it just happened," Shrikanth told IANS.

Written by K.C. Lloyd and Shrikanth, "Manzil" has been crooned by playback singer Suraj Jagan, known for hits such as "Give me some sunshine" and "Jaa chudail".

How did you get the opportunity to compose the promo song?

"I was approached by Fox (Fox Star Studios) and Sony (Pictures), who briefed me about the context of the song. I composed the tune in London, and was later joined by Lloyd, who helped me to pen the lyrics," Sriram added.

The song, which will be used as a promotional video, will go on air next week.

Shrikanth has composed the background score for films such as "Barah Anna" and "Striker", and says he likes to take up projects that come to him.

"I'm always open to Bollywood projects, but I don't go looking for one. Instead, I accept projects that come my way," he added.

What to read next

You'll Love This Disney Movie Club Offer!

Get 4 Disney Movies For $1 With Membership. See Details. Exclusive Titles, Merchandise, Offers & Discounts. Plus, Free Shipping On Your Initial Order!

VA Mortgage Rates In 2016

VA Rates as Low as 3.25% (3.405% APR) 30 Year Fixed. Exclusive For Veteran & Military Takes 1 Min!

Argosy University℠, Washington DC

Prepare for the Future You Want. Earn Your Master's or Doctoral Degree in Psychology, Business or Education at AU, Washington DC. Apply Now!

Why Women Are Flocking to This New Shopping Site

This startup features big names like Coach, SmashBox, and Kate Spade - and unlike Amazon, Gilt or HauteLook it's fast, fun and really exciting.

Flatten Abs with These 13 Exercises

Click here to learn your “Tummy Type” with the help of fitness maven Denise Austin.

Top 3 Hair Growth Vitamins For 2015

We Tested 2015's Top Hair Vitamins - Here are the Best Ones We Found.