Mumbai: Noted Tamilian composer G V Prakash Kumar, who is the nephew of Oscar-winner A R Rahman, is all set to compose music for Shirish Kunder’s ambitious project “Joker”.

The 24-year-old has also composed the background score of Anurag Kashyap’s gangster revenge drama “Gangs of Wasseypur”.

“The Music Director of JOKER is G V Prakash from Chennai, A R Rahman’s nephew. This is his first full-fledged Hindi Film,” posted Kunder on Twitter.

“Joker” is a 3-D sci-fi fantasy adventure thriller that stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles.