As per singer and composer, Shankar Mahadevan the music director requires considering various factors like the mood of the narrative, the vision of the director, originality along with the creative freedom of the artist in order to compose the music for a movie.
As stated by him every movie requires a very different and specific sound arrangement which will actually set the tune of defining the mood of the story. Shankar Mahadevan is one of the members of the famous musical trio of Shankar-Ehsan- Loy where the other two members being Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa. According to Shankar Mahadevan music composing for any film is like playing a psychological game.
Narrating on the process being followed by him and his team for making music for any movie, Shankar shares that there are many factors that have to be kept in mind in order to make music for a movie. Each and every film is unique and hence demands a different approach so originality is also an important factor here. He feels it is more like a psychological game because every movie has got its unique color which needs to be recognized and addressed and to this end, creative freedom of an artist is very important a factor as well.