Today (January 6) is the 48th Birthday of AR Rahman, possibly the most popular Indian Music Composer and Oscar accolade victor. The Mozart of Madras as he is renowned would be in Chennai, and would be at work on his birthday.
Rahman as he is affectionately known throughout the world is a trendsetter and a wizard who redefined Indian music. He has accomplished almost everything in the music world – Oscars, Golden Globe, Grammy, BAFTA and almost all Indian music accolades.
AR Rahman still rules Tamil movie music where it all started more than two decades back. His Maryan album topped the itunes register of best sellers for 2013. And Nenjukkulle from Kadal was the most well liked number of last year.
In 2014 Rahman has alallotmentment of biggies bordered up. Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiiyaan will be ARR’s first album of the year expected to be commenced on February 15. Next would be Shankar’s eagerly awaited AI album pursued by Vasantha Balan’s Kaaviya Thalaivan and Gautham Menon’s Simbu film.