By Hindustan Times
Several awards and accolades have neither marred this man's singular simplicity nor stagnated his variegated diversity. Based out of Los Angeles now, the man spans two continents and his music breaks new grounds, every year.
What is the common strand running through the following four albums: Rockstar, SuperHeavy, Rock The Tabla and Gems The Duets Collection?
That's right AR Rahman features in all these in one or another way. But the fact that all these are products of the year 2011 speaks volumes about the artist.
From revving Ranbir Kapoor's angst in true Bollywood style to jamming with rock heavyweight Mick Jagger in Satyamev Jayate and 'rocking the tabla' with Hossam Ramzy, the Egyptian percussionist and composer to crooning in Gems - The Duets Collection, an album by Michael Bolton - he's done it all in 2011.