The “Mozart of Madras”, A R Rahman, turns 48 today. The musician has two Academy Awards, a BAFTA Award, two Grammy Awards, four National Film Awards, a Golden Globe, 15 Filmfare Awards and 13 Filmfare Awards South in addition to numerous other awards and nominations. Time magazine had bestowed the title of the World's Most Prolific and Prominent Film Composer on AR Rahman.
The Grammy and Academy Award winning musician took to micro-blogging site Twitter to announce 'live chat' session with his fans tonight.
Rahman posted: “Join me on 6th January at 8pm for a live chat right here on Facebook! To participate tag @myqyuki on Facebook and...http://fb.me/1FDCggsh0”. He continued, “Send your questions in advance by tagging @myqyuki #HBDARR. Announcing something special only on my Facebook Live Chat on Tuesday 8 pm IST”
Here's wishing AR Rehman a very happy birthday!
Below are 5 of our favourite compositions by the music maestro.
“Yeh Haseen Vadiyaan” - Roja
“Roobaroo” - Rang De Basanti
“Dil Se Re”- Dil Se
“Kun Faya Kun”- Rockstar