Oscar-winning music icon, AR Rahman recently had the honour of getting Canada’s Markham city’s street named after him. He is one of the most loved musicians worldwide. Known as the ‘Mozart of Madras, Rahman has delivered several hit songs and compositions which will be remembered eternally. He had started his career with Mani Ratnam‘s Roja and has only excelled since then. Some of his hit and award-winning compositions include Dil Se, Jai Ho, Ek Ho Gaye Hum Aur Tum, Rang De Basanti, and Ay Hairathe among many more.
About the AR Rahman:
- Allah Rakha Rahman is an Indian film composer, record producer, singer and songwriter who works predominantly in Indian cinema (particularly Tamil and Hindi films) and occasionally international cinema.
- In 2010, the Indian government awarded him the Padma Bhushan, the nation’s third-highest civilian award. Among Rahman’s awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South.