Tuesday, August 08, 2006 Mumbai (UNI): After winning acclaim for his directorial debut My Brother Nikhil, filmmaker Onir is all set to roll out his latest offering Bas Ek Pal this month. The movie, having an ensemble cast of Urmila Matondkar, Juhi Chawla, Sanjay Suri, Jimmy Shergill and Rehan Engineer, was recently premiered at the 8th Osian Cinefan film festival and will have a worldwide release on August 25.
On the music of the film from which he has high hopes, Onir said ''Bas Ek Pal is based on a sensitive theme of modern day relationships and the songs are insync with the theme. The movie has in all five tracks, of which four are used in the backdrop of the movie. Each of the songs bring out a new element of the movie, to which audiences can relate.'' '' Working with such a talented group of people, (music composer Viveck Philip and lyricist Amitabh Verma), some of whom I had already worked with on my past project, was a wonderful experience. I hope the songs strike a right chord with the listeners'' he said. The music is being promoted by industry major TIPS Audio.
Set in the metropolis of Mumbai, the film explores the complexities of modern urban relationships and is a journey as each of its character searches for that ever-elusive moment of happiness, Onir added.