I owe my success to A.R. Rahman: Sukhwinder Singh

By Ruchika Kher

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) It's pouring offers for Sukhwinder Singh in both Bollywood and Hollywood. But instead of giving himself a pat on the back and taking all the credit, the playback singer says he owes his success to ace composer A.R. Rahman.

"Rahman has been a catalyst in my success because when everyone had turned me down and ridiculed my song 'Thaiyan thaiyan', he was the only one to believe in me. With few changes in lyrics, he gave me my first big success in the form of 'Chaiyyan chaiyyan'," Sukhwinder told IANS in an interview.

Sukhwinder, who started his Bollywood stint with the 1986 film "Karma", witnessed an upswing in his career with the hugely popular s