A. R. RAHMAN

A. R. RAHMAN

A music legend who needs no introduction, this Oscar-winning music composer has been described by Time magazine as the world’s most prominent and prolific film composer. Rahman’s works are notable for integrating Eastern classical music with electronic music sounds, world music genres and traditional orchestral arrangements. His endless talents have been appreciated worldwide.

He was born in Madras, Tamil Nadu, in an acclaimed musical family. His interest in music since a young age, made him join Ilaiyaraaja’s troupe as a keyboard player at the age of 11 years. Since then, he has been travelling around the world with various orchestras. He is an alumni of Trinity College of Music at Oxford University, where he studied western music and obtained a degree in music. He later joined advertising and created more than 500 jingles for five years.

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