A. R. Rahman
|Born||January 6, 1967|
|Hometown||Madras, Madras State , India|
|Net worth||$280 million|
|Spouse||Saira Banu (m 1995 - present)|
|Children||A. R. Ameen , Khatija Rahman , Rahima Rahman|
Slumdog Millionaire composer A. R. Rahman tunes into metaverse
- Indian music composer A. R. Rahman, who won Best Original Score at the Oscars for the movie Slumdog Millionaire, has launched the ‘Katraar’ metaverse platform to promote new music creations and other art forms.
'This is not my India': AR. Rahman mourns Gauri Lankesh's death
MOVIES & TV SHOWS
A.R. Rahman’s Directorial Debut ‘Le Musk’ to Premiere at Cannes XR (EXCLUSIVE)
“Le Musk,” the directorial debut of Oscar, BAFTA and Grammy winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire”), will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Market’s Cannes XR program. The 36-minute film is billed as a cinematic sensory experience incorporating virtual reality, with motion, music and scent integrated into the narrative. It follows heiress […]Thanks for your feedback!
A.R. Rahman, Nayla Al Khaja Team on ‘Baab’
Nayla Al Khaja, the first female filmmaker in the United Arab Emirates, is teaming with Oscar, BAFTA and Grammy winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire”) on her upcoming feature film “Baab.” Written by Al Khaja and Masoud Amralla Al Ali, the film follows Wahida, who is unable to make sense of her twin sister’s […]Thanks for your feedback!
A.R. Rahman, Shekhar Kapur Unwrap ‘Why? The Musical’ at Expo 2020 in Dubai
Oscar, BAFTA and Grammy winning composer A.R. Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire”) and revered “Elizabeth” and “Bandit Queen” filmmaker Shekhar Kapur have teamed to create Expo 2020 Dubai commission “Why? The Musical.” The musical follows the journey of a curious girl who goes on a journey with her grandfather to search for the true meaning of existence. […]Thanks for your feedback!
Sting, Annie Lennox, A.R. Rahman Event Raises $5 Million for India COVID Relief
Vax.India.Now, a virtual fundraiser to support India in its fight against COVID-19, has raised more than $5 million. Liam Neeson, Annie Lennox, A.R. Rahman, Pia Toscano, Zubin Mehta, Gloria Estefan, Sting, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, David Foster, Norwegian DJ Alan Walker, Asif Mandvi, Nishat Khan, Ranjani Gayatri Sisters and Matteo Bocelli participated in […]Thanks for your feedback!
Ed Sheeran, Annie Lennox, A.R. Rahman Join Top Bollywood Stars for Indian Post-COVID Relief Fundraiser (EXCLUSIVE)
Musicians Ed Sheeran, Annie Lennox, A.R. Rahman and Mick Jagger are joining Steven Spielberg and a galaxy of Bollywood stars in supporting the We For India fundraiser for post-COVID relief relief work in India. Celebrities lending their name to the initiative include music group Sister Sledge ft. Sledgendary, Grammy-winning composer Nile Rodgers, Lebanese singer and […]Thanks for your feedback!
Oscar-Winner A.R. Rahman Boards Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur’s ‘Pippa’ (EXCLUSIVE)
India’s A.R. Rahman, the Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Grammy winning composer of “Slumdog Millionaire” will score the music for upcoming war film “Pippa.” In doing so he teams up with two of India’s leading producers. The film is produced by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP and Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Roy Kapur Films, and directed by Raja […]Thanks for your feedback!
Oscar-Winning Composer A.R. Rahman Teases Return to Hollywood, Talks ‘Tandav,’ ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ (EXCLUSIVE)
A.R. Rahman, the Oscar-, BAFTA-, Golden Globe- and Grammy-winning Indian composer of “Slumdog Millionaire,” is set to return to Hollywood projects after a hiatus. Rahman’s mother Kareema Begum was ailing for eight years, and Rahman and his family decided to spend as much time with her in India as possible. She died in December. “It […]Thanks for your feedback!
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Legendary Indian Singer, Dead at 74
Singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam who lent his mellifluous voice to some 40,000 songs across thousands of Indian film soundtracks, died in Chennai on Friday after contracting coronavirus in August. He was 74. Balasubrahmanyam was a frequent muse for Oscar-, BAFTA-, Grammy- and Golden Globe-winning composer A.R. Rahman, for whom he sang in numerous films, including […]Thanks for your feedback!
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Income Tax dept moves HC accusing AR Rahman of routing income to his foundation
The department has alleged that the music composer routed his income of over Rs 3 crore through the AR Rahman Foundation to evade income tax.Thanks for your feedback!
Oscar-Winner A.R. Rahman Boards ‘No Land’s Man’ as Composer and Co-Producer (EXCLUSIVE)
Oscar-, BAFTA- and Grammy-winning composer A.R. Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire”) has joined U.S.-India-Bangladesh film “No Land’s Man” as co-producer and composer. Directed by eminent Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki (“Saturday Afternoon”), the film chronicles a South Asian man’s journey that becomes complicated when he meets an Australian woman in the U.S. “Time always gives birth to […]Thanks for your feedback!