Lyricist Irshad Kamil Collaborates With A. R. Rahman For “Sachin-A Billion Dreams”


By K Ashwin Mobile:00919920183006

Multi-Network Platform Qyuki Digital expands its musical network with the addition of talented lyricist Irshad Kamil. A revered name in the film and music fraternity, Irshad has penned lyrics for many box office hits and won major awards.Irshad Kamil’s long list of achievements includes being a published poet, the recipient of major film awards, lyricist for hit feature films such as Tamasha, Jab We Met, Rockstar and Ajab Prem ki Ghazab Kahani. His journey began with writing scripts for the small screen and his first major feature film break came in 2009. Today he has worked with leading directors such as Imtiaz Ali, Anand L. Rai and many more.

Legendary music maestro and co-founder of Qyuki A R Rahman and Irshad Kamil have a long-standing alliance which has resulted in hugely popular albums like Rockstar, Raanjhanaa and Highway. “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” is the latest partnership to be added to this list. The biopic will reflect the true essence of the legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

Sagar Gokhale, Content Head Qyuki, says “Qyuki is thrilled to have an acclaimed lyricist such as Irshad Kamil onboard our network of talent. He has made his mark in Bollywood by penning some amazing feature hits and also his collaborations with our legendary co-founder, the music maestro A.R. Rahman. Our endeavor is to emulate the same magic in the digital platform and captivate audiences with some truly appealing content”.

Irshad Kamil shares his excitement, “Qyuki Digital is a platform that relentlessly works for art & content. I am glad to be a part of the Qyuki Family and look forward to contributing to the spectacular work done by them.”

About Qyuki Digital

Qyuki is a cross-platform media network across digital, live, TV and film founded by AR Rahman, Samir Bangara and Shekhar Kapur. The Company uses proprietary technology and analytics to discover and promote digital superstars and manages the end to end value chain for them across traditional and new media platforms.

Recently, in association with YouTube, Qyuki launched Jammin- India’s largest digital musical property, where legendary Bollywood composers and India’s top internet youth icons collaborate to create original tracks. Fronted by legendary composer and maestro AR Rahman, Bollywood biggies such as Salim Sulaiman, Clinton Cerejo and Mithoon team up with digital stars SANAM, Shraddha Sharma, Maati Bani and others.

In a recent ranking by YouTube India, Qyuki had two of the top 3 fastest growing channels in the country while on Facebook, its’ managed talent FunkYou grew over 1500x to 8 MILLION fans in one year. Qyuki prides itself in being a creator focused company with SANAM Band, Funk You, Shraddha Sharma, Motorbeam, and Powerdrift being some of the largest digital brands managed by Qyuki. The Company’s Agency business has also executed some of the largest branded content projects with clients like Coca-Cola, Olx, VW, Mercedes-Benz, Colgate, Moneycontrol amongst others.

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