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Musician A.R Rahman
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on 15 January, 2019
Musician A.R Rahman

A.R Rahman is an Indian music composer, composer-musician, and music producer who is known for his work of bringing together Indian Classical music with electronic and world music along with traditional orchestral arrangements. His many accolades include six National Film Awards, 2 Academy Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award. Born in Madras, India, A.R Rahman started playing in the orchestra of a local composer at the age of 11. He then worked with many renewed Indian musicians, working his way into the Trinity College of Music in London. His film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with a Tamil film Roja, following which he has been a part of the Indian music industry, the international cinema, and also theatre. He is now one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200 million units sold worldwide. His score for his first Hollywood film, Couples Retreat (2009) won him the BMI London Award for Best Score. His music for the movie Slumdog Millionaire (2008) won a Golden Globe and two Academy Awards. A.R Rahman continues to make music.

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