AR Rahman

AR Rahman
AR Rahman
At a Glance
  • Profession
  • Age
  • Source of earnings
    Film songs, concerts
  • Education
    Studied Western Classical Music at Trinity College of Music, Oxford University
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

Forbes India Lists

#13 Celeb 100 Rank 2016

#14 Fame Rank
#14 Celeb 100 Rank 2015
#13 Celeb 100 Rank 2014
#16 Celeb 100 Rank 2013
#20 Celeb 100 Rank 2012

Known as the Mozart of Madras, AR Rahman moves up one place from last year. This year saw him give music to a whole range of genres—from Bollywood movies (Tamasha, Mohenjo Daro) and a South Indian film (24) to international movies (Pele: Birth of a Legend). In 2015, he had composed an Arabic soundtrack for the movie Muhammad: The Messenger of God. He has composed the music for the Karan Johar- and Mani Ratnam-produced OK Jaanu, and Sachin Tendulkar's biopic Sachin: A Billion Dreams.
Fast Fact: Rahman sang 'Vande Mataram' along with Chris Martin of Coldplay at a concert in Mumbai.

2016 Celebrity 100

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