Sony gets music rights of Dhanush's 'Mariyaan'

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The music rights of Dhanush-starrer "Mariyaan", based on a real life story, has been acquired by Sony Music.

Directed by Bharat Bala, "Mariyaan" narrates the story of a site worker, who escapes from treacherous conditions to find freedom. Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman has composed music for the movie.

Ashok Parwani, head south, Sony Music Entertainment, says music will play an important role in "Mariyaan".

"The film today is much talked about and we are confident that the music will play a pivotal role in the film," Parwani said in a statement.