Mozart of Madras News
99 Songs first look: A R Rahman’s first film looks like something straight out of a dream!
This fantastic poster of AR Rahman’s 99 Songs will take your breath away!… Click here to read more
World Music Day 2015: 5 best AR Rahman songs – watch videos!
The Oscar winning composer has had a special contribution to not just Indian music but world music…
World Music Day is here are we bring you some of the best works of music from the past couple of years. The first in the list is none other than AR Rahman. Over 2014-15, he has given us some of the most remarkable songs. On this special day we salute this genius for giving us so many wonderful songs over the years. Click here to read more
Birthday special: 5 best AR Rahman songs from 2014!
The Oscar winning composer turns 49 today…
Born on January 6, 1966, AR Rahman has not only made his mark in Bollywood but is well known face in the international world of music. The singer-songwriter-composer earned the nickname ‘Mozart of Madras’ coz of his extensive body of work. Click here to read more
After Salman Khan’s Jai Ho, here’s another film Jai Ho, scripted and produced by AR Rahman!
The Mozart Of Madras has ventured into a new field…
Two-time Academy Award-winning music composer AR Rahman is now donning a different hat and is working on his own screenplay after he felt challenged to try a genre different than music. Click here to read more
Kaaviya Thalaivan music review: Get drenched in the musical rain of AR Rahman!
Music: AR Rahman
Lyrics: Vaalee, Na Muthukumar, Pa Vijay, Arunagirinathar
Singers: Haricharan, Dr Narayanan, Shashaa Tirupati, Shwetha Mohan, Srinivas, Mukesh, Vaani Jayaram, Bela Shende
Kaaviya Thalaivan starring Siddharth, Prithiviraj and Vedika has been making headlines for quite sometime, all thanks to its unique subject and AR Rahman’s musical association with it. After a colourful teaser and intriguing behind-the-scenes video, the most awaited album of the year has finally hit the stores and the world is eager to know what the Mozart of Madras has in store with Kaaviya Thalaivan. So lets get going! Click here to read more
AR Rahman delivers deeply moving Karnamotcham for Kaaviya Thalaivan!The film’s music is expected to be released on first week of August
After making us go wow with Kaaviya Thalaivan‘s single track Vaanga Makka Vaanga, AR Rahman is back with a soul wrenching song from the film. Karnamotcham from Kaaviya Thalaivan is based on Arjun’s plea to Lord Krishna to stop the war, with the riveting score from AR Rahman. Click here to read more
AR Rahman throws Kochadaiiyaan success party!
The musical genius invited all the technicians who worked with him for Kochadaiiyaan‘s score along with the director Soundarya Rajinikanth
Kochadaiiyaan may have become a huge hit at the box office all thanks to Rajinikanth’s charisma, but the fans and critics have not failed to point out the poor and inconsistent quality of CGI work. Something which was far from poor and inconsistent was AR Rahman‘s music for Kochadaiiyaan. Click here to read more
Which is AR Rahman’s toughest project till date?
The Oscar winning music composer shared his experiences of scoring for Rajinikanth’s magnum opus Kochadaiiyaan
If you are listening to an AR Rahman song, the chances are that you will find something new and intriguing every time you listen to it. The musical genius known for his complex yet unique compositions has never shied away from experimenting with his music. Recently, the Mozart of Madras opened up about his toughest project till date in his Facebook page Click here to read more
Why did AR Rahman take three months to compose one song from Kaaviya Thalaivan?
The musical genius has composed a whopping 20 songs for director Vasanthabalan’s next film.
AR Rahaman, fondly called as Mozart of Madras by his fans, is known for his unique tunes and exquisite yet complex compositions. We at Bollywoodlife, recently overheard that AR Rahaman has spent three months in researching and composing for a song for Vasanthabalan’s period flick Kaaviya Thalaivan. You heard it right – three months for one song! Click here to read more
AR Rahman considers Salman Khan’s comments about his music sensibilites as a joke!
Is there a brewing war between the two or is the common public making too much sense of the Jai Ho star’s jovial comment? Read on to find out…
AR Rahman has been flooded with work from all film industries, be it south, Bollywood or Hollywood. Amidst all these work pressures he found out time to come up with an album Raunaq, which had songs penned by Kapil Sibal. The music launch was a grand affair with Salman Khan gracing the event with his presence and launching the album. But the event suddenly got mired in controversy because of Salman Khan‘s comments about the music maestro. Click here to read more
When Kapil Sibal turned a lyricist for AR Rahman’s song…
The two have collaborated for an album called Raunaq which would speak about the current political scenarios of the country
Kapil Sibal has been in politics for the better part of his life, but it seems there is a poet hidden underneath that steely exterior. The Union minister for Communications and Information Technology has collaborated with music maestro AR Rahman for an album called Raunaq. The album would have seven tracks penned by Sibal. Even in the past Kapil has penned lyrics for a movie called Bandook. Click here to read more
Is Alia Bhatt trying to become the next Priyanka Chopra?
The Highway actor has a special request from Oscar winner AR Rahman. Read on to know what…
Alia Bhatt’s recent release, Highway has been gaining popularity with every passing day, but there is something unique that the leading lady of the movie is planning to do, to celebrate the release. The Student Of The Year actor always considered herself a bad singer and never thought of pursuing a career in this field. But after listening to herself in Soona Saha, the 2 States actor wants to join AR Rahman’s music academy and learn the nitty gritties of singing. It seems she has already spoken to the music maestro and is just waiting for the Mozart of Madras to give the green signal. So is the petite actor trying to go the Priyanka Chopra way? We wonder… Click here to read more
Rahman is like God: ‘Rockstar’ singer Harshdeep Kaur
Katiya karoon singer Harshdeep Kaur on AR Rahman, Ranbir Kapoor and Rockstar
Not many people associated with showbiz are able to maintain their humility amidst all the fanfare and glamour. But Sufi singer Harshdeep Kaur has been able to do that with ease. Having won a reality show when he was very young – MTV Video Gaga at just 16 – Harshdeep has seen it all, been there, done that, thrown away the T-shirt. Performing at live shows or recording in a studio for a film or her album…it’s all part of her life now. Her latest song, Katiya Karoon from Rockstar, is a chartbuster. From being a topper in college to performing for AR Rahman more often than she can count, the 24-year-old is one of the high notes in Indian music today. But she has no airs about it. What keeps her so level-headed…is it just the Rahman effect? Click here to read more
AR Rahman’s book Reflections dedicated to singers who have influenced his music
The musical genius reminisces golden moments through this coffee table book authored by photographer T Selvakumar
In a new coffee table book Reflections, double Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman looks back at memorable moments spent with those who have worked with him through the years. The book also shares singers’ tributes to the Mozart of Madras. Click here to read more