September 25, 2010 04:00:05 PM IST A S Mitra, Bollywood Trade News Network
After signing in singer Akon and Chinese actor Tom Wu for his ambitious project RA ONE (Random Access - Version One), Shah Rukh Khan has roped in music composer Hans Zimmer of THE DARK KNIGHT fame to provide music for the sci-fi film.
Wanting his film to be of international standards, Khan spoke to his director Anubhav Sinha who suggested Hans Zimmer's name for the background score. The director then took the help of his contacts and arranged a meeting between Hans and his producer. With time, Hans agreed to come on board.
RA ONE based on gaming, bad guys and super heroes has Khan playing the role of a Gaming Freak who falls in love with Kareena Kapoor. The film has lot of stunts that can be compared to any international film.
Among the films Hans Zimmer has scored music for are films like THE LION KING, GLADIATOR, THE LAST SAMURAI, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN series, THE DA VINCI CODE, THE DARK KNIGHT, SHERLOCK HOLMES and INCEPTION.
Zimmer will charge Rs 2 crore for providing the background score for the film.