Marvel and Indian Musician A.R. Rahman Teamed Up For an ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Song – Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal

/Film | 4/1/2019 | Siddhant Adlakha
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Avengers: Endgame is a big deal globally. It could gross as much as $800 million worldwide on opening weekend alone, shattering the $640 million record set by its predecessor, Avengers: Infinity War. A solid $43 million of Infinity War’s eventual haul was owed to India, where it made nearly three times as much money as Avengers: Age of Ultron and became the highest-earning foreign film and one of the top 20 grossing films in the country — ever.

It’s no surprise, then, that Marvel had something special in store for Indian fans. Today, their very own Marvel anthem, composed and sung by the legendary A.R. Rahman.

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Director Joe Russo, who’s currently in India promoting Avengers: Endgame, revealed the Hindi version of track and the video at a press conference, claiming it left him teary-eyed. According to Rahman, versions of the song will released in Tamil and Telugu soon.

Western movie-goers likely know Rahman for his work on Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and 127 Hours (2010), but the music maestro first burst onto the Indian stage in 1992 with Mani Ratnam’s Tamil-language Roja before entering India’s Hindi-language mainstream (“Bollywood”) with films like Rangeela (1996) and Ratnam’s Dil Se (1998), for which he produced classics like Chaiyya Chaiyya:

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