Ella pughazhum iraivanukke“- You must have heard this before on several occasions, said by the Famous Music Composer of our Era
Everyone knows who AR Rahman is! We bet you must have a separate playlist for his songs. He made India proud by winning an Oscar for his outstanding work. But do you know these facts about him?
A.S.Dileep Kumar was born in Madras(present: Chennai ) In a Mudaliyar Family
His father R.K Shekar was a music composer and conductor of Tamil &Malyam films.
After he lost his father at the tender age of 9, Rahman supported his family by renting his father’s equipment and studying in Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan.
Later he joined Madras Christian college where he was admitted based on his musical talent.
Rahman later dropped out of college after discussing with his mother Kareema, to be a full-time musician.
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AR RAHMAN has composed Jingles for tv ads, documentaries, and television serials.
His first debut as a composer is in the film “ROJA” which acclaim him the best music director award.
He later received many National and international awards for his music.
AR Rahman’s great talent lies in his love for experimenting. He is in trained Carnatic, western, and traditional classical music and the Qawwali style of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan,
|A R Rahman|
|Date of Birth||6 JAN 1967|
|Age (as in 2022)||55 Years|
|Father Name||R.K SHEKHAR|
|Wife Name||Saria Banu|
- A.R RAHMAN a born Hindu, converted to Islam when Sufism influenced his mother and his family at the age of 20.
- He is married to Saira Banu & has 3 children
- A R Rahman introduced 7.1 surround sound to the Tamil film industry.
- Roja his first soundtrack, was listed on Times 10 best soundtracks in 2005
- He founded the Chennai-based rock group Nemesis Avenue