Mumbai, Aug 25: Vinay Pathak is slated to play the lead role of R D Burman in Soumik Sen's next to be based on the life of the legendary music director.
According to Bollywood hungama website, The makers of the film have already registered the title R.D. with the Association of Motion Pictures and TV Programme Producers.
Furthermore, the makers have roped in none other than Vinay Pathak to essay the lead role and his character's name in the film will be Rahul Dev Dutta.
The rights of the songs of R.D.Burman, are currently owned by Saregama and Universal Music, but will be purchased by Eros for the film, while Gourov Dasgupta, who worked with Eros in Chalo Dilli, will be roped in to compose the music.
Buzz also is that Chitrangda Singh has been approached to play leading lady of the film. As for the story line of the film, it will graph the ups and downs of the music composer's life, dwelling on all the trials and tribulations in his life.