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AR Rahman Birthday Special – 10 Interesting Facts about the Music King

Ganesh Jain



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As the Music Composer A R Rahman turns 52, we see him being the most viral man over the internet and social media. He has all the reasons to be the star of the day. He has made our country to be recognised in the music world. He is a globally acclaimed musician and singer and has bagged several awards to make India proud emerging as an international figure. The fact of the matter is, this name gives big reason to smile and feel proud of this man. His biggest success if truly comparable. On this day, when the music composer is celebrating his big day, it would be interesting to check some of the hidden facts about this music king, have the ten of these as under:

1). A Wonder Balloon Boy – Being a child, he was first seen over the Doordarshan’s wonder Balloon. He turned popular for playing four keyboards at a time.
2). Computer Engineer- In his student life, he wanted to become an IT Engineer.
3). A Road in Canada- His fans in Canada has named one street at Markham in the honour of singer and music composer in November 2013.
4). He shares his Birthday with his son – Yes you heard it right, AR Rahman and his son called Ameen have a common birth date, which makes them celebrate their big days on the same day.
5). Worked with several Hollywood ventures – Apart from the Daniel Boyle’s film Slumdog Millionaire, AR Rahman has worked with several other Hollywood films. These include Lord Of War and 127 Hours.
6). In Limca Book – His name is included in the records of Limca Book of Records for being the Indian of the Year for Contribution to several music award.
7). Oscar-Winning Song – His Oscar-winning son include the one from the film Slumdog Millionaire called Jai Ho and the Salman Khan starrer movie Yuvraj.
8). Several Awards in his kitty – He bagged four national awards, 2 Oscars, 15 Filmfare awards both for South and Bollywood. In his career so far, her has been nominated by 138 nominations and has won 117 out of it.
9). Two Oscars at a time- He is the only Indian and Asian to have two Oscars and that too in the same year.
10). Airtel’s Signature Tune- AR Rahman composed the tune, and it remains the most downloaded mobile music. As per reports, it has more than 150 million downloads.

Is a Senior Content writer and have been into the content domain from more than a decade. He has dealt with diverse areas in content writing, and writing has been his passion. He has been associated with CT since past five years being ardent Bollywood fans that enable him to produce quality articles.