A. R. Rahman


Artist Birtday : 06/01/1967 (Age 55)
Born In : Madras, India
Occupation(s) : Singer, Music Director, Music Composer
Genres : Filmi, Classical, Carnatic Music, Sufi Music

A. R. Rahman is one of the most popular and famous singer and music director. His musical journey brought for him local and international acclaim. After winning hearts with his musical skills in Bollywood, he continued to woo fans in Hollywood. His works are noted for integrating classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. The world-wide famous music producer also introduced 7.1 surround sound technology to South Indian films. With an his in-house studio Panchathan Record Inn, A. R. Rahman film music career began during the early 1990’s with the Tamil film Roja. He followed this with successful scores and songs for Tamil–language films for the Chennai film industry. Some of which includes Ratnam’s politically-charged Bombay, the urban Kadhalan, Thiruda Thiruda and S. Shankar’s debut film Gentleman.

His music for Slumdog Millionaire (2008) earned him Best Original Score and Best Original Song at the 81st Academy Awards. His first Hollywood film was the comedy Couples Retreat (2009). Which won the BMI Award for Best Score. After gaining huge love for his musical skills, he continued to woo us with his directorial skills. In 2017, he made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.