Umesh Bist wrote and directed Pagglait, a 2021 Indian Hindi-language black comedy-drama movie. Underneath the umbrellas of Balaji Motion Pictures as well as Sikhya Entertainment, Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Guneet Monga, and Achin Jain produced the movie. Sanya Malhotra, Ashutosh Rana, Shruti Sharma, and Raghubir Yadav star in the movie.
The movie, which was broadcast on Netflix on March 26, 2021, follows a young widow while she discovers how and where to deal with her family.
The Soundtrack of the movie
The movie’s producers, Guneet Monga of Sikhya Entertainment, revealed on March 7, 2021, that Arijit Singh will create music for the movie, which would be his first as a composer. The composer began his career as a music director, but after seeing one of the films, Haraamkhor, he approached Guneet, the movie’s producer, and asked her to tell him if she’d had any excellent screenplays like this, she should tell him to take his chances at music composition, which he did. When Guneet received the Pagglait script, she was captivated by the narrative and chose to compose the music for the movie.
Singh remarked in an interview with Hindustan Times that, “I wanted to get associated with good scripts, but I didn’t look for it that way, it came to me. I didn’t plan it. Generally, I wouldn’t give so much time to scripts. If I have given almost two years of creative time to this film, with great passion, I have understood the intricacies of the narrative”.
Singh went on to say that perhaps the producers wanted four songs as just a sample first, although he was nervous about doing because it was his 1st time composing, so Arijit inquired the producers using the original songs he composed if they enjoyed them, or he could contact other composers to produce the songs, rather than taking charge of the background score. Nonetheless, the team loved the sample tracks he created, so Arijit chose to construct a 24-track soundtrack CD.
Arijit Singh indicated while making his debut that perhaps the album would be devoted to composer A. R. Rahman, who already has influenced him with his style to classical music and enthusiasm for soundscapes.