Who is A R Rahman: A R Rahman Biography: Singer, songwriter, Girlfriend, Parents, Height, Net Worth, Awards and More..

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Short Biography of A R Rahman:AR Rahman


Bio/Short Wiki:


Real Name                                   : A. S. ileep Kumar
Birth Name                                 : Allah Rakha Rahman
Nick Name                                  : Isai Puyal, the Mozart of Madras
Profession                                   : Singer, songwriter, music director, performer, film director, arranger, film producer and Musician.
Food Habit                                 : Non – Vegetarian
Famous for                               : World’s Famous Singer, songwriter, music director, performer, film director, arranger, film producer and Musician.


Family:


Father of A R Rahman                       : R. K. Shekhar (Music Composer)
Mother of A R Rahman                     : Kareema Beegum
Wife of A R Rahman                          : Saira Banu
Children’s of A R Rahman                : 03
Aughter of A R Rahman                    : Khatija and Rahima
Son of A R Rahman                           : Ameen
Brother’s of A R Rahman                 : None
Sister’s of A R Rahman                    : A.R. Reihana, Fathima Rafiq and Ishrath Qadri


Relationalship’s & Affairs:


Marital Status                          :  Married
Wife                                            : Saira Banu
Girlfriends’/ Affairs                : Saira Banu


Personal Life:


Country                                    : India
Nationality                              : Indian
D.O.B                                        : 6 January 1967
Age (in 2019)                          : 52 years old
Birth Place                               : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School                                       : Padma Seshadri Bl Bhavan, Chennai, India
College/University                 : Madras Christian College, Chennai, Trinity College of Music, Oxford University, United Kingdom.
Education qualification        : Degree in western classic music
Hometown                               : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Religion                                    : Islam
Birth Sign                                 : Capricorn
Address                                     : kodambakkam, Chennai, India
Cast                                            : Not Specified
Hobbies                                     : Singing and Playing the Keyboard
Smoking Habit                        : No
Drinking Habit                        : No


Favourite Things:


Favorite Musician(s)                : Michael Jackson, Ilayaraja and Mohmmd Rafi
Favorite Food(s)                        : Rasma – Rice and Palak Paneer
Favorite estination                    : Mumbai, hennai and London


Physical State & Body:


 Height (approx)                    : 5’5” Feet, 1.65M, 165 Cm
Weight                                     : 70 Kg, 154 Pound
Color of Eye                            : Dark Brown
Hair Color                               : Black
Body Color                              : Normal


Career:


Active Year                          : 1992 – Present
Debut Music Director       : Roja (1992, Hindi and Tamil)
Debut Album                      : Vande Mataram (1997)
Genres                                  : Dance, Electronic, Indian Classical, Filmi Music, World Music and Sufi Music
Labels                                   : Sony Music India, kM Music Conservatory, T- Series and tips music
Instruments                        : Vocal, Guitar, rum, Continum fingerboard, Harpejji, piano, Concert Harp and Goblet Drum


Awards, Achievements and Honors:Music Director AR Rahman


National Film Fare Award:


  • In the year 1992, A R Rahman received the Best Music Director Award for “Roja”.
  • For Minsara Kanavu, he got the Film Fre in the category of Best Music Director award in the year 1996.
  • A R Rahman Received Film Fare Award in the year 2001, 2002, 2017 and 2017, in the category of Best Music Director.
  • In the 2001, for Lagaan
  • In the year 2002, for the movie “Kannathil Muthamittal”.
  • In the yaer 2017, for “Kaatru Veliyidai” and “Mom”.

Grammy Award:


  • In the year 2009, A Rahman received the Grammy Award in the category of Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture and Best Song Written for a Motion Picture for “Jai Ho” song from the Bollywood film “Slumdog Millionaire”.

BAFTA Award:

  • In the year 2009, A R Rahman received the Best Film Music – Slumdog Millionaire.

Academy Award:

  • In the year 2009, A R Rahman received the Best Score and Best Origionl Song for “Jai Ho” from the film ‘Slumdog Millionaire”.

Other Honors:

  • In the year 1995, A R Rahman received the “Kalaimamani” by the state govt. of Tamil Nadu.
  • In the year 2000, A R Rahman was honored with the prestigious Award “Padma Shri” by the govt. of India.
  • In the year 2001, he was honored with Awadh Samman by the govt. of Uttar Pradesh.
  • In the year 2004, A R Rahman was honored with the Lata Mangeshkar Award by the govt. of Madhya Pradesh.
  • In the year 2010, A R Rahman received the “Padma Bhushan Award” by the govt. of India.

Controversies:


Once a Fringe (Fatwa) was issued against A R Rahman by the some Muslims because he composed a music for the biopic film of Prophet Muhammad “Muhammad: The Messenger of God”.


 

Estimated Net Worth in 2019      : 163 Crore Rupees (Approx)

Salary                                                         : 5 -8 Crore Rupees / Film


Facts about A R Rahman:


  • A R Rahman changes his religion. By birth he was Hindu and later he converted his religion to Islam.
  • A Singer, songwriter, music director, performer, film director, arranger, film producer and Musician R Rahman received Film Fare Award in the category of best music director in his debut.
  • A R Rahman received six National film fare Award.
  • A R Rahman and his son Ameen has the same birth date.
  • In the year 2013, in Markham, Ontario, Canada, a street was named on his honor.
  • A R Rahman likes composing the music at night.
  • “Sindhu Bahiravi’ is A R Rahman’s favorite raga.
  • In the year 1989 his whole family converted their religion from Hindu to Muslim.
  • A R Rahman’s favorite genre is romantic. He likes most to compose romantic songs.
  • In the year 2008, A R Rahman founded a college named as KM College of Music and Technology in Chennai, India.
  • “Jai Ho” is his Oscar winning song which was initially composed for the film “yuvraaj” which was a 2008 Bollywood Film.

Website   : arrahman.com


 

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