A. R. Rahman


Artist Birtday : 06/01/1967 (Age 56)
Born In : Madras State, India
Occupation(s) : Record producer, Film Composer, Music Arranger, Singer, Songwriter, Music, Curator, Entrepreneur
Genres : Filmi, Indian Classical, World, Music
Web Site : www.arrahman.com/

Allah Rakha Rahman is popular as A.R. Rehman. A.R. is the most famous Indian Singer. He was born on 6 January 1967 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the son of R.K. Shekhar (Music Composer) and Kareema Beegum. He has sisters are A.R.Reihana, Fathima Rafiq, and Ishrath Qadri. He was married to Saira Banu. He has 2 daughters who are Khatija and Rahima and has a son Ameen.

His favorite musicians are Mohammed Rafi, Micheal Jackson, and Ilayaraja.

His first salary was 50(INR) for operating a record player. In 2008, He founded the KM College of music and Technology in Chennai, which was inaugurated by Mukesh Ambani.

He has been awarded & Honours many awards in different years,

National Film Awards: In 1992, “Best Music Direction” for ‘Roja’, In 1996, “Best Music Direction” for ‘Minsara Kanavu’, In 2001, “Best Music Direction” for ‘Lagaan’ In 2002, “Best Music Direction” for ‘Kannathil Muthamittal’, In 2017, “Best Music Direction” for ‘Kaatru Veliyidai’ and ‘Mom’.

Academy Award: In 2009, “Best Original Song” and “Best Original Score” for the song ‘Jai Ho’.

BAFTA Award: In 2009, “Best Film Music” for “Slumdog Millionaire”.

Honors: In 1995, “Kalaimamani” by the “Government of Tamil Nadu”, In 2000, “Padma Shri” by the “Government of India”, In 2001, “Awadh Samman” by the “Government of Uttar Pradesh”, In 2004, “National Lata Mangeshkar Award” by the “Government of Madhya Pradesh”, In 2010, “Padma Bhushan” by the “Government of India”.


A. R. Rahman