why musicians are depicted as losers on the big screen: A R Rahman

Vastavam web: Filmmakers usually show the rags to riches story in biopics of sports personalities, but music maestro A R Rahman says he fails to understand why musicians are often depicted as losers on the big screen.Rahman feels people are only interested in making biopics on musicians, who have led a tragic life.Rahman says in his recently released film “One Heart: The AR Rahman Concert Film”, they talk about “celebrating music and not about failures or remorses.”
He says if he ever has the opportunity to make a biopic on someone from the world of music, he would choose to bring Bismillah Khan and Ravi Shankar’s life on celluloid.Meanwhile, the Oscar-winning musician has been roped in to compose the music for the biopic on Bruce Lee, which is being directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.”It is a challenge as Shekhar expects a lot. I am looking forward to it.”