DreamWorks Animation is fast-tracking the studio's first animated musical Monkeys of Bollywood, signing on composer A.R. Rahman, Broadway lyricist Stephen Schwartz and husband-and-wife producing team Gurinder Chadha and Paul Mayeda Berges.

According to Variety, the Bollywood-style animated musical is inspired by the Hindu epic poem "The Ramayana". The Mumbai-set project revolves around two monkeys who try to stop an ancient demon from conquering the world.