A R Rahaman wins Hearts.....Jai Ho !
Rahman wins Hearts not Oscars!
JAI HO! Bharath maa ki...jisne aisa supooth ko janam diya. Bharath ka naam roshan kiya! Sab ka dil mein bus gaya!
Who hasn’t liked the song “ Chaiyya Chaiyya” of the Bollywood movie ‘ Dil se’ in 1998? It was then a superhit song from A.R.Rahman. It stood 9th in BBC World Service top 10 songs of all time. It also fetched him the famous Filmfare Best Music Director Award. Today, it ‘s the same Rahman, famous Indian music director who has won Oscar, the most prestigious award at the international level. It is like winning an Olympic gold at the games. Rahman’s Oscar win has not only quenched the thirst for Oscars for the nation like India but also turned spotlight on Rakesh Mehra’s ‘Delhi 6’ which is also a score by musical genius.
A. R. Rahman with oscars
Jai Ho! Slum dog's hit number
In the early 90’s Rahman entered the arena by producing hit songs for Tamil film “Roja”. He won the National Award for Best Music Direction and won many hearts.
His first movie in Hindi was Rangeela in 1995. The Tamil Nadu distributor of Rangeela did away with the actors name altogether from the posters and replaced them with a mugshot of Rahman with the catchline.The first original score of A.R.Rahman in Hindi.
Pic from Slumdog Millionare
Maa Tuje Salaam!
Music for coming Bond Movie by Rahman :
According to some news agencies, Barbara Broccoli has approached Danny Boyle to direct the 23rd James Bond film and that A.R. Rahman would score the music in his movie. If this is true then sky is the limit for Rahaman.
Aishwarya Rai, Bollywood actress
Aishwarya, A fan of Rahman:
Bollywood actress and former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said that she has always been a fan of double-Oscar winner AR Rahman, and feels fortunate that maximum of her films featured maestro’s music.
“Working with Rahman has been an absolute pleasure. It's not just from Taal to Guru , but it''s from Iruvar till Ravana “ . In fact, maximum of my films have enjoyed the music of Rahman and as a music lover and fan, I have always admired his music and he is a gifted musician,” Rai said, while addressing a press conference in Kolkata.
Rahman sings from heart
Rahman in the movie industry
Allah Rakha Rahman was born on January 6th,1967 in Chennai, Tamilnadu state of India. His birth name is A. S. Dilip Kumar. As an Indian film composer, record producer, musician and singer, he has won 13 Filmfare Awards, 4 National Film Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, 2 Academy Awards, 2 Oscar awards and 2 Grammy awards.
As Rahman worked in India's various film industries of various languages,
international films and theatre, by the year 2003, in his successful career spanning over a
decade, has sold more than 100 million records of his film scores and
sound tracks worldwide. Also, sold over 200 million cassettes making him one of
the world's all-time top selling recording artists. Rahman's name has become popular all over the world with the success of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. He not only created a very good
identity in the outer world but also created a well-known image from India and its
With wife Saira
Makes a name for himself
Rahman has few very popular nick-names. They are "The Mozart of Madras" and "Isai Puyal" which means ‘Musical Maestro’ in Tamil language. He is also known as the "John Williams" of Indian Film Industry.
Grammy to Rahman
Song from Dil se
Rehman's music direction :
List of movies that have Rahman's Music direction:
1993 Pudhiya Mugam
1994 Vandicholai Chinraasu
1996 Love Birds
Indian Kadhal Desam
Minsara Kanavu (Sapnay)
Daud: Fun On The Run
Kabhi Na Kabhi
Dil Se (Uyire)
Doli Saja Ke Rakhna
1999 En Swasa Kaatre
2001 One 2 Ka 4
Nayak: The Real Hero
Love You Hamesha
2002 Alli Arjuna
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
Warriors of Heaven and Earth
Enakku 20 Unakku 18
Kangalal Kaithu Sei
Warriors of Heaven and Earth
Lakeer - Forbidden Lines
Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities
Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa
Kisna - The Warrior Poet
2005 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero
Mangal Pandey - The Rising
2006 Rang De Basanti
Sillunu Oru Kaadhal
Sivaji: The Boss
Azhagiya Thamizh Magan
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
2008 Jodhaa Akbar
Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
ADA: A Way of Life
2009 Delhi 6
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