AR Rahman Birthday: Some Interesting Things about Him
AR Rahman Birthday: There is such magic in his music, which goes down to the people who listen to him. A R. Rahman, i.e. Allah Rakka Rahman was born on January 6, 1966 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu . This year Rahman is 51 years old! Rahman is also among the select artists who win the Oscars from India! for Rahman has got two Oscars for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ , Best Music and Best Song (jointly) for ‘Jai Ho’ in the year 2008.
Rahman has inherited the music from his father. His father RK Shekhar was associated with the Malayalam films. Musician Rehman teaches music education from Master Dhanraj. When Rahman was nine, his father died and the family members had to sell his Instrument for the sake of money. Rahman has got success after a lot of struggles!
When Rahman was a bachelor, he used three letters for himself – LFA It meant- The Love Failures Association. Do you know Rahman always recordings at night, but for Lata Mangeshkar, he changed his rule and kept recording with her in the morning. Lata Mangeshkar believes that in the morning there is freshness in his voice, so Rahman writes with them in the morning.
Mani Ratnam gave Rahman the first break in his film ‘Rosa’. That is why he respect Mani Ratnam very much. People who know them know that Mani Ratnam is the only person who can meet Rahman at any time.
Rahman was Hindu since birth, but later he accepted Islam. Earlier, his name was Dilip Kumar. It is also interesting coincidence that the name of the wife of Dilip Kumar alias A.R. Rahman is Siero Banu and the name of the famous actor Dilip Kumar’s wife is also Searo Banu.
Although Rahman has crores of fans all over the world, but his daughter Khatija does not like to give autograph of father in school. Even he has told Rahman not to come to her school. Rahman has three children – two daughters Khatija and Rahima and one son Ameen Rahman! As far as Rahman’s schooling is concerned, it is clear that due to low attendance in the school, Rahman had to leave his studies at the age of 15.
Rahman’s coffee is very much sweet. People who know them say that a cup of coffee in Rahman’s coffee cup is only one-fourth of the cup. When Rahman is working, he will not let his wife or daughter in the studio. It is also interesting to know that Rahman and his son Amin’s birthday are on the same day.