Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman says that he's not getting enough work in the Hindi film industry because "there is a whole gang working against him," reported news agency PTI. For Sushanth Singh’s last film Dil Bechara which was released on June 24 on Diney+Hotstar, Rahman is said to have composed 9 songs. In an interview with Radio Mirchi, when AR Rahman was asked why he doesn't compose more music for Bollywood movies, he claimed that some people in Bollywood have been spreading "false rumours" about him. "See, I don't say no to good movies, but I think there is a gang, which, due to misunderstandings, is spreading some false rumours," he said, reported PTI.
He also revealed that Dil Bechara director Mukesh Chhabra was told many stories about him by some people in Bollywood and was advised not to approach him for composing music for his debut film. "When Mukesh Chhabra came to me, I gave him four songs in two days. He said, 'Sir, how many people said don't go, don't go (to him). They told me stories after stories.' I heard that, and I said, 'Yeah okay, now I understand why I am doing less (work) and why the good movies are not coming to me.' I am doing dark movies because there is a whole gang working against me, without them knowing that they are doing harm," he said and also aware of people's expectations from him but the "gang" in Bollywood is "preventing" him from fulfilling those expectations. He told Radio Mirchi: "People are expecting me to do stuff, but there is another gang of people preventing that from happening. It is fine because I believe in destiny. I believe that everything comes from God. So, I am taking my own movies and doing my other stuff. But all of you are welcome to come to me. You make beautiful movies, and you are welcome to come to me," reported PTI.