Swami is a Hindi social film that was released on 8 June 2007, directed and also choreographed by Ganesh Acharya. The main cast consists of Juhi Chawla and Manoj Bajpai. In a first of its kind attempt, the background music score of Swami was recorded before shooting the film. The music of this Hindi film is by Nitz 'N' Sony (Nitin Arora & Sony Chandy). Nitz 'N' Sony are the First Music Composers in the history of World Cinema, to have recorded the Background Music Score of a Movie, even before the film was shot. Also, they are the first one's to have recorded a Folk Ganpati Mandal (The Best in Maharashtra), live in 5.1 channels, overnight in an open air make shift studio, constructed specifically in an open ground in Film City Mumbai; for the movie Swami. This is the only 5.1 recording of a Folk Ganpati Mandal ever done. The Music of the film has been incorporated in a U.S film school curriculam as well, while drawing immense critical acclaim from music critiques worldwide. The film has a certain innocence about it, a high emotional connect, as well as a deep running spiritual quotient; which earned it huge critical acclaim. It was the debut movie of ace Choreographer Ganesh Acharya & hence credited as, "A film Choreographed by Ganesh Acharya". It is also one of the finest films in the career of Manoj Bajpai & Juhi Chawla.