A. R. Rahman


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Allah-Rakha Rahman (born A. S. Dileep Kumar, 6 January 1966)) is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician, multi-instrumentalist and philanthropist.

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He is one of the few Indians to have won two Grammy awards and two Academy Awards, yet he retains the humility of a common man. Celebrated Indian singer-composer A.R. Rahman, also known as the Mozart of Madras, says he wouldn’t let the stardom consume him.
Despite the controversy over music conductor Zubin Mehta’s concert in Kashmir, Oscar-winning musician, composer and singer AR Rahman says Kashmir is a beautiful place and he would perform there, but only if the Kashmiris want him to.
Music composer A R Rahman, 47, now has a street named after him in Markham, Ontario, Canada.
Time and again, he has proved his mettle as one of the best music composers in the country. Now, AR Rahman is broadening his horizons as he is all set to turn film producer with his maiden venture next year.
To mark double Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman's 48th birthday Monday, Raindropss - a youth-based social organisation - will honour three musicians at the Isai Tamizha Awards 2014.
His film career began in the early ’90s. Since then, there’s been no looking back for AR Rahman. But even today, numerous films, honours, two Oscars and two Grammys later, the musical maestro’s enthusiasm to live up to his audience’s expectations remains intact.
They are true achievers in their respective fields. But not many know that cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and music maestro AR Rahman are friends too.
A R Rahman has lent his voice to several songs in the past, but the composer tried his hand at singing in Punjabi for the first time in a song for Imitiaz Ali's next, Highway.

As singer-composer AR Rahman celebrates his 47th birthday, we list some his most popular songs from Hindi movie industry.

Time was never this ripe for new talents in the Hindi music industry, and the latest voice to make the most of the opportunities is the Indo Canadian singer, Jonita Gandhi.