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A.R. Rahman

Inside Picture From AR Rahman’s Daughter, Khatija Rahman's Engagement Ceremony Goes Viral

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Musician AR Rahman's daughter, singer Khatija Rahman recently got engaged to an audio engineer, Riyasdeen Shaik Mohamed. An inside picture from the engagement has gone viral on social media now.

A.R. Rahman, Ananya Birla Team Up For Indian Olympians Ahead Of Tokyo 2020

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Singer-songwriter Ananya Birla has announced her brand-new track, ‘Hindustani Way' with Oscar, BAFTA, and Grammy-winning composer, A.R. Rahman as the composer and producer.

IPL 2021: AR Rahman Dedicates His Songs To CSK Superstars MS Dhoni And Suresh Raina

AR Rahman is promoting his film, ‘99 Songs’, a multi-lingual musical romance film directed by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy

A R Rahman Becomes Film Producer, Debut Film '99 Songs' To Hit Theatres On April 16

Mar 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A R Rahman, who has also co-written the movie, took to social media to announce that the film will be releasing in theatres in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

AR Rahman’s Mother Kareema Begum Passes Away In Chennai

Kareema Begum is survived by her daughters AR Reihana, Ishrath Qadri, Fathima Shekhar apart from Rahman.

30 November, 2020

AR Rahman Becomes BAFTA Breakthrough India Ambassador


Rahman said he is thrilled to work with BAFTA to discover the talent that the country has to offer.

15 November, 2020

‘Farishton Is An Attempt To Show The Beauty Of Diversity’, AR Rahman’s Daughter Khatija

Intifada P Basheer

Khatija Rahman says the character of the song’s protagonist Amal is based on herself, and the song, partly inspired by Rumi’s teachings, traces Amal’s longing to explore the unknown.

05 February, 2019

AR Rahman Was 'Starving' To Look Thin A Day Before His Oscar Win

Outlook Web Bureau

Rahman bagged two Academy Awards, one for the original score for "Slumdog Millionaire" and the other for the hugely popular global hit "Jai Ho."

16 December, 2018

Criticism Is Venomous, But It's The Reason I'm Alive In The Industry: AR Rahman

Outlook Web Bureau

AR Rahman believes the reason for his longevity and success in the music industry is the fact that he takes criticism in his stride.

27 November, 2018

Watch Hockey World Cup Anthem 'Jai Hind India' Full Song By AR Rahman, Shah Rukh Khan – VIDEO

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The lyrics of the track has been penned by the veteran lyricist Gulzar. Rahman is joined by Indian hockey players and celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Sivamani, etc. in the video.

26 November, 2018

Odisha Hockey World Cup: When And Where To Watch Opening Ceremony Featuring AR Rahman, Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit

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The tournament will be held in Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 15.

18 November, 2018

Jai Hind India: AR Rahman Shares Promo For Hockey World Cup 2018 Anthem – Watch

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Rahman is joined by Indian hockey players and celebrities like Shahrukh Khan, Sivamani, etc. in the video.

04 November, 2018

Up Until 25 I Used To Think About Suicide: AR Rahman

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Composer AR Rahman felt like a failure and thought about ending his life till the age of 25.

24 April, 2017

Twenty- Five Magical Years Of Allah Rakha Rahman

Manash ‘Firaq’ Bhattacharjee

This year marks the 25th anniversary of AR Rahman’s contribution to the world of film music...

26 June, 2009

Jai Ho, MJ!

A.R. Rahman

I am shocked at the untimely passing away of Michael Jackson, one of the greatest musicians of our time. MJ, for most of our generation was an icon who made uncompromising music. He pushed the milestone of pop music to unbelievable levels through the

27 February, 2009

'He Liberated The Film Song'


He changed the age old format of the film song-- the asthayi and the antara and then a cross line to match the asthayi -- that has been our format since the inception of film music

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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