A.R. Rahman


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A two-time winner and five-times nominee of the Academy Award (Oscar), A. R. Rahman is popularly known as the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music. Rahman, according to a BBC estimate, has sold more than 150 million copies of his work comprising of music from more than 100 film soundtracks and albums across over half a dozen languages, ... See full bio »

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(2008)
Jodhaa Akbar Composer
(2008)
Tamasha Composer
(2015)

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  Tell It Like a Woman (composer) (filming)
 2022 Cobra (completed)
 2021 Atrangi Re (music and background score)
 2021 Atrangi Re: Garda (Music Video)
 2021 No Land's Man
 2021 Navarasa (TV Series) (main title composer - 9 episodes)
- Guitar Kambi Mele Nindru: Sringara (2021) ... (main title composer)
- Thunintha Pin: Veera (2021) ... (main title composer)
- Inmai: Bhaya (2021) ... (main title composer)
- Roudhram: Raudra (2021) ... (main title composer)
- Peace: Shanthih (2021) ... (main title composer)
 2021 Shashaa Tirupati: Hututu (Music Video)
 2021/I Mimi
 2021 A. R. Rahman: Rihaayi De (Music Video)
 2021 Shreya Ghoshal: Param Sundari (Music Video)
 2021 Target (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2021)
 2020 Farishton (Video short)
 2020 Dil Bechara
 2020 A.R. Rahman: Dil Bechara (Music Video)
 2020 Bogazici Youth Choir: Balleilakka (Music Video)
 2020 Naye India Ka Naya Josh - Reliance Advert (Video short documentary)
 2020 The Number Karthik Dialed (Short)
 2020 Shashwat Singh: Teri Nazar (Music Video)
 2020 Bogaziçi Youth Choir: Balleilakka (Music Video) (as Allah Rakha Rahman)
 2020 Arijit Singh: Jwalamukhi (Music Video)
 2020 Shikara
 2019 Thalapathy Vijay: Verithanam (Music Video)
 2019 A.R. Rahman: Bigil Bigil Bigiluma (Music Video)
 2019 Bigil
 2019 99 Songs
 2018 A. R. Rahman: Jai Hind India (Music Video)
 2018 2.0 (music by)
 2018 Sarkar
 2018 Madras Beats
 2018 Sanju (guest composer)
 2017 Mersal
 2017 A.R Rahman Encore Tour (Short)
 2017 Louder Together (Documentary)
 2017 Daughters of Destiny (TV Mini Series documentary)
 2017/I Mom
 2017 Sachin - A Billion Dreams (Documentary)
 2017 Arijit Singh: Enna Sona (Music Video)
 2017 OK Jaanu
 2016 Mohenjo Daro
 2016/I 24
 2016 Jiya Jale: Feat: Madhushree (Music Video)
 2015 Tamasha (music by)
 2015 OK Kanmani
 2015 I
 2014 Lingaa
 2014 Kochadaiiyaan (original music by)
 2014 Million Dollar Arm (music by)
 2014 Aabhi Jaa- Raunaq (Music Video)
 2014/I Highway
 2013 Maryan
 2013 Raanjhanaa
 2013 Kadal
 2013 Thai Manne Vannakam (TV Special)
 2012 A.R. Rahman: Infinite Love (Music Video)
 2012 Godfather
 2011 Saloon (Documentary short)
 2011 Rockstar (music by)
 2010 Ada... A Way of Life (background score, music)
 2010 Jhootha Hi Sahi (music)
 2010 2010 Commonwealth Games (TV Series)
 2010 Enthiran (music)
 2010 Komaram Puli
 2010 127 Hours
 2010 Raavan (music)
 2010 Raavanan (music)
 2010 Phir Mile Sur (Music Video)
 2009/I Blue
 2009/I Passage (Short)
 2009 Delhi-6
 2008 Ghajini (music)
 2008 Yuvvraaj
 2008 Sakkarakatti
 2008 Jaane Tu
 2008 Jodhaa Akbar
 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age (as AR Rahman)
 2007 Sivaji (music)
 2007 Sajni
 2007 Guru
 2006 Varalaaru
 2006 Provoked
 2005/I Water
 2005 Mangal Pandey
 2004 Swades (as A.R. Rehman)
 2004 New
 2004 Yuva
 2004 Naani
 2004 Udhaya
 2003 Tehzeeb
 2003 Boys
 2003 Parasuram (as A.R. Rehman)
 2002 Kadhal Virus
 2002 Saathiya
 2002 Baba
 2002 Bombay Dreams
 2002 Alli Arjuna
 2001 Yekkam
 2001/II Star
 2001 One 2 Ka 4
 2001 Zubeidaa
 2000 Thenali
 2000 Rhythm
 2000 Alaipayuthey
 2000 Call
 1999 Thakshak
 1999 Mudhalvan
 1999 Taj Mahal
 1999 Jodi
 1999 Taal
 1999 Sangamam
 1999 Padaiyappa
 1998 Earth
 1998 Dil Se..
 1998 Jeans
 1997 A.R. Rahman: Maa Tujhe Salaam (Music Video)
 1997 Ratchakan
 1997 Iruvar
 1996 Mr. Romeo
 1996 Fire
 1996 Kadhal Desam
 1996 Indian
 1996 Love Birds
 1995 Muthu
 1995 Rangeela
 1995 Indira
 1995 Bombay
 1994 Karuththamma
 1994 Pavithra
 1994 Kadhalan
 1994 May Madham
 1994 Gang Master
 1994 Super Police
 1994 Duet
 1993 Uzhavan
 1993 Nippu Ravva (background music)
 1993 Gentleman
 1993 Pudhiya Mugam
 1992 Yoddha
 1992 Roja
 1991 Sangursh (TV Series) (music composed by)
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Other Works:

Varttina, Christopher Nightingale, and he adapted J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, "The Lord of the Rings," in a musical stage adaptation at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with James Loye, Malcolm Storry, Terence Frisch, Petre Howe, Owen Sharpe, Richard Henders, Brian Protheroe, Jerome Paden, Andrew Jarvis, Michael ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

AR Rahman | Allah Rakha Rahman | A.R. Rehman

Children:

Khatija | See more »

Parents:

Shekhar, R. K.

Relatives:

Rahman, Ishrath (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

About his song Vande Mataram: "It had to be unlike the one played on the radio for years. I wanted a sound that would connect me with people and capture a collective energy." See more »

Trivia:

A.R.Rahman got the 2500th Filmfare Trophy at the 57th Filmfare Awards, 2011. It was a diamond studded trophy designed by PC Jewellers. See more »

Nickname:

AR See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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