AR RahmanBorn 6 January 1967
AR Rahman Biography (Wikipedia)
Allahrakka Rahman pronunciation ; born A. S. Dileep Kumar) known professionally as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian music director, composer, musician and singer. His works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the Time 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011.
He is nicknamed "Isai Puyal"(English: the Musical Storm) and "Mozart of Madras". With an in-house studio (Panchathan Record Inn in Chennai), Rahman's film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with the Tamil film Roja. Working in India's film industries, international cinema, and theatre, Rahman is one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200 million units sold worldwide. Rahman has also become a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of causes and charities. In 2017, Rahman made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.
- Music extraordinaire AR Rahmanhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p042p8c9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p042p8c9.jpg2016-07-26T19:47:00.000ZAR Rahman talks about changing the world with beauty, hope and love...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p042p8cd
Music extraordinaire AR Rahman
- AR Rahman on Bobby Frictionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p042p7cg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p042p7cg.jpg2016-07-26T19:19:00.000ZThe legendary AR Rahman spoke about jamming with Carlos Santana, searching for talent around the globe and how he wants to unite the world through music!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p042p7d5
AR Rahman on Bobby Friction
- Hriday Gattani Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03yvc6z.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03yvc6z.jpg2016-06-19T17:33:00.000ZThe singer/songwriter spoke about working with AR Rahman to creating his own indie band. He also talked about studying at the KMMC Chennai conservatory and performed live!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03yvc7w
Hriday Gattani Interview
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