Renowned musician A.R. Rahman has turned 55 today (AR Rahman Birthday). On this special occasion, his fans are congratulating him on his birthday (Happy Birthday AR Rahman). Born on 6 January 1967 in Chennai, AR Rahman has achieved a different position in the whole world on the basis of his music. Rahman has taken music to a new dimension in the Indian film industry. He has won 4 National Film Awards, twice Oscar Award, two Grammy Awards, one BAFTA Award in his career.
inherited musical knowledge
Rahman’s father was also a musician, and he has inherited music. Rahman was 9 years old when his father died. After his father’s departure, the situation in the house became such that he had to sell even the instruments kept in the house. Rahman’s mother had full faith in the Sufi saint Pir Karimullah. Although his mother believed in Hinduism. Rahman had said in one of his interviews (AR Rahman Interview) that the path of Sufism was liked by both his mother and he had inherited music from his father. So he decided to adopt Sufi Islam.
Music created a special place in the hearts of people
Rahman got a big break in his career in 1992 with the film ‘Roja’. Since then he has given music for hundreds of films like ‘Rangeela’, ‘Taal’, ‘Dil Se’, ‘Jodha Akbar’, ‘Rang De Basanti’ and ‘Rockstar’. Andrew Lloyd Beber gave him his first international break by offering to compose the music for the Broadway musical ‘Bombay Dreams’, which brought him immense fame.
When Salman called Rahman an average musician
Controversy broke out between Salman Khan and AR Rahman when Bhaijaan of Bollywood jokingly called him a mediocre musician. This thing is from the year 2014. When both the veterans were on the same stage during an event. Director Kabir Khan and Kapil Sibal were also on that stage. At that time Rahman was silent on the stage. Later, Salman Khan even tried to calm the matter with Rahman and said, ‘Humre saath kab kam karge yaar?’
Later Rahman gave an interesting answer
Although the composer did not respond to the superstar’s questions, later during a media interaction, a journalist asked the Academy Award winner why he had not answered the actors’ question about composing music for his film, Ustad. replied, ‘If you like my films, I will definitely do it’. This controversy was in the headlines of that time.
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