Sony Music South Acquires Music Rights for the Biggest Releases of the Year 2014 – Wins big at the 61st Filmfare Awards South & the 8th Annual STAR Vijay Awards for the Year 2013
After winning accolades across music categories at the prestigious 61st Filmfare Awards South & the 8th Annual STAR Vijay Awards, Sony Music South is riding high on several promising movie acquisitions for the year 2014. The music company has an outstanding line-up of 11 films from prominent banners that are touted to create a stir at the box-office with its creative content and music.
2014 is about to witness the magic of music from some ace composers. Sony Music’s ever growing repertoire gets richer with acquisitions like Suriya and Samantha’s most awaited Anjaan which has music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, KV Anand’s Anegan, GV Prakash’s Irumbu Kuthirai, Kamal Hassan’s Uttama Villain, that has music by Ghibran and Meagaamann directed by Magizh Thirumeni which has S. Thaman as the composer. Additionally there is UTV Motion Pictures Sigaram Thodu & Sivakarthikeyan starrer Rajini Murugan and for both the music has been composed by eminent music composer D. Imman.
They have also bagged music rights of the period film Kaaviya Thalaivan. Music of the film is composed by the music maestro & Oscar winning composer A R Rahman. The recently released racy single Vaanga Makka Vaanga, from the film has already gained popularity amongst the music lovers.
Ashok Parwani, Head, Sony Music South said, “After the grand success at major award functions last year, we are really looking forward to the new releases of 2014. We are working with all major production banners and believe that the music from each film will be unique & play a pivotal role in the success of the film.”
This will be an exciting year for Sony Music and a great follow up to 2013. Last year saw Sony Music South emerge as a clear winner with many chartbusters getting recognition across various award functions. At the 61st Filmfare Awards South, they bagged 2 awards for Kadal, music maestro A.R.Rahman winning the Best Music Director award and Shakthisree Gopalan – Nenjukulla, the Tamil Filmfare Best Playback (Female). Yuvanshankar Raja won the Tamil Filmfare Best Playback (Male) for ‘Thangameengal’. At the 8th Annual STAR Vijay Awards , Sony Music South won for more than just music with films Kadal, Maryan, Vishwaroopam, Arrambam, VVS, Ethir Neechal & Thangameengal stealing the show.