A R Rahman nicknamed as ”Isai Puyal” (musical storm) and ”Mozart of Madras” is an Indian film composer, record producer, singer and songwriter who works predominantly in Tamil and Hindi films. He has also become a humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of noble cause and charity.
A R Rahman Awards
A R Rahman’s award list includes –
- Padma Bhusham (the nation’s third-highest civillian award) in 2010
- Six National Film Awards
- Two Academy Awards
- Two Grammy Awards
- BAFTA Award
- Golden Globe Award
- Fifteen Filmfare Awards
- Seventeen Filmfare Awards South
A R Rahman Full Name
A R Rahman’s full name is Allah Rakha Rahman who was born as A. S. Dileep Kumar.
A R Rahman Father
A R Rahman’s father’s name is R. K. Shekhar who was from Mudaliar family was a film-score composer and conductor for Tamil and Malayalam films. Rahman assisted his father in the studio, playing the keyboard.
A R Rahman Mother
A R Rahman’s mother’s name is Kareema who born as Kashturi. Due to the early death of his father, his family had to experience difficult times, Sufism influenced his mother, who was practising Hindu and eventually his family.
A R Rahman Sisters
A R Rahman have three sisters –
- A. R. Reihana,
- Fathima Rafiq,
- Ishrath Qadri.
A R Rahman Religion
A R Rahman born as A. S. Dileep Kumar on 6th January 1967 at Madras,Tamil Nadu. In the year 1989, at the age of 23 he along with his other family members converted to Islam, changing his name from A. S. Dileep Kumar to Allahrakha Rahman (A R Rahman).
A R Rahman Wife
Rahman married Saira Banu on 12th March 1995.
A R Rahman Children
A R Rahman and Saira Banu have three children –