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A.R. Rahman (A. S. Dileep Kumar, Allah Rakha Rahman, Isai Puyal)

Last Updated: 07 Jun, 2022 | Views: 83

Age: 55

Profession: Musician

Other Profession(s): Singer, Writer, Producer, Director, Composer

Higher Education: Degree in Western Classical Music

Net Worth: $80 Million

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
06 Jan, 1967
Birth Country
India
Birth State/Province
Tamil Nadu
Birth District
Chennai
Birth Place
Madras
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Religion
Islam
Nationalities
Indian

About A.R. Rahman

About (Profile/Biography)

Allah Rakha Rahman is a songwriter, film composer, singer, and record producer who mostly works in Indian (especially Hindi and Tamil) and occasionally overseas movies. Rahman debuted by writing music for documentaries and commercials and jingles for Indian television broadcasters. Rahman began piano lessons at the age of four. He played the keyboard in the studio with his father.

In 1995, Rahman married Saira Banu. The couple has three children, Rahima, Khatija, and Ameen.

Career

In 1992 – Rahman started his film career by opening Panchathan Record Inn, a recording and mixing studio in his backyard.

In 1995 – His brilliant soundtrack for the film "Muthu" gained him a Japanese following, and in the same year, Rahman debuted in the Bollywood film "Rangeela."

In 1997 – He worked on a non-film project and composed the song "Vande Mataram," which was released to celebrate India's 50th anniversary of independence.

In 2005 – Rahman established AM Studios in Kodambakkam, Chennai, to expand his Panchathan Record Inn studio and create Asia's most advanced studio.

In 2011 – He composed blockbuster hit soundtracks for the film "Rockstar."

Achievements and Awards

In 2006 – Rahman was named "Indian of the Year for Contribution to Popular Music" in the Limca Book of Records.

In 2010 – He was awarded India's third-highest civilian honor Padma Bhushan.

In 2011 – Rahman got BAFTA, Golden Globe, and two Academy Award nominations (Best Original Song and Best Original Music Score) for his brilliant work in the film "127 Hours."

Unknown Facts

Rahman won twice at the Academy Awards for his work on Slumdog Millionaire. He is the first Asian to win two awards in the same year.

Rahman's talent is renowned all over the world. A street in Markham, Ontario, Canada, was named after him in 2013.

 

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet Inches 5'5"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 Kg
In Pounds 154 lbs
Body Measurements (Approx.)
Chest 40 inches
Waist 32 inches
Biceps 13 inches
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
Black

Family Details

Father's Name
R.K. Shekhar
Mother's Name
Kareenm Beegum
Spouse
Saira Banu
Sister(s)
A.R.Reihana, Fathima Shekhar, Ishrath Qadri
Son(s)
Ameen
Daughter(s)
Khatija, Rahima

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