AR Rahman, Farhan Akhtar and Randeep Hooda among others pay tribute to Italian composer Ennio Morricone

Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone died at age 91 due to complications related to a hip fracture.
Written By Apoorv Shandilya | Updated: July 07, 2020 14:29 IST
AR Rahman, Farhan Akhtar and Randeep Hooda among others pay tribute to Italian composer Ennio Morricone

Music composer AR Rahman is easily one of the most critically acclaimed and awarded artists in India. Rahman is known for his unique touch in all his films and for a wide variety of music that he has created over the long span of his career. From time to time AR Rahman has also opened up about other music maestros that inspire him to continue doing his work.

 
So when news came that the Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone is dead, AR Rahman was quick to respond. Morricone has famously composed music for films like "The Good, The Bad And The Ugly", "The Untouchables" and "The Mission". The famous composer died in Rome after suffering from complications related to a hip fracture.
 
Taking to Twitter AR Rahman wrote, "Only a composer like #EnnioMorricone could bring the beauty, culture and the lingering romance of Italy to your senses in the pre-virtual reality and pre-internet era... All we can do is celebrate the master's work and learn."
 
Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar also said, "Sharing one of my favourites from a very long list of incredible film scores that have made so many movies memorable. This one is from ‘The Mission'."
 
Extraction actor Randeep Hooda wrote, "He rides off into the sunset.. I bet it was a great tune he was humming.. Rest in peace #EnnioMorricone you've left us some the most iconic of music pieces for us to whistle on to this one is from #TheGoodTheBadandTheUgly enjoy and say a little prayer of gratitude."
 
 
 


CREDITS: TWITTER


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