Rahman

  • I am Rajinikanth's biggest fan; he's the original superstar: Kajol 31-03-2014 09:36 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol who attended the Hindi trailer launch of 'Kochadaiiyaan' on Sunday said she is Rajinikanth's biggest fan. "I am super excited for this...I am Rajinikanth's biggest fan. He is the original superstar I look up to him. If I get an opportunity to work with him there are...
  • Lahiri's putt helps Asia fight back in EurAsia Cup 28-03-2014 05:01 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: With the entire Asian team egging him on from the gallery, India's Anirban Lahiri made no mistake with a tense 10-footer to give Asia its second full point of the day at the EurAsia Cup on Friday. With Lahiri, partnering his good friend Siddikur of Bangladesh, winning the...
  • World T20: Ziaur replaces injured Rubel in Bangladesh squad 23-03-2014 06:35 PM

    Dhaka: Hosts Bangladesh suffered an injury blow when paceman Rubel Hossain was ruled out of the World Twenty20 tournament due to a finger injury, it was announced Sunday. The International Cricket Council said in a statement that its event technical committee had allowed a replacement for Hossain, who dislocated a...
  • Why was AR Rahman hesitant to compose music for 'Kochadaiiyaan'? 10-03-2014 10:54 AM

    Chennai: Double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman says he was not confident about working in 'Kochadaiiyaan', said to be the country's first performance capture photo-realistic technology 3D animated film. Directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin, 'Kochadaiiyaan' features superstar Rajinikanth and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. "In 2010, I was offered an...
  • Would've loved to woo Waheeda with poem, confesses Amitabh Bachchan 08-03-2014 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: Had Amitabh Bachchan not married actress Jaya Bhaduri way back in 1973, and had got a chance to woo someone else, it would be the "epitome of Indian beauty" Waheeda Rehman. The megastar says he would have tried to catch her attention with a poem. At the India...
  • Communal Violence Bill be brought through ordinance route: Rahman Khan 03-03-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Monday said the government should have brought in the Communal Violence Bill also through an ordinance route. The remarks came a day after the Cabinet cleared an ordinance to amend the Prevention of Atrocities against SC/ST Act. Khan said, "I was...
  • When will you work with us? Salman Khan asks AR Rahman 01-03-2014 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is keen to work with internationally acclaimed composer A.R. Rahman and he is awaiting for an opportunity to collaborate with the Oscar winner. Rahman launched his new album 'Raunaq' Thursday and Salman, who graced the occasion, asked Rahman: "When will you work for us?" When...
  • Kapil Sibal is amazing, Rahman average: Salman Khan on 'Raunaq' 28-02-2014 11:53 AM

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, who unveiled Academy-award winning musician A R Rahman's new album 'Raunaq' here, today gave full marks to the lyrics penned by Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal for the musical composition. 'Raunaq' is a unique collaboration between the legendary musician and the Central minister, who wrote all...
  • Watch: Kapil Sibal at his poetic best 27-02-2014 11:50 PM

    Union Minister Kapil Sibal and Indian composer AR Rahman have collaborated for an album called 'Raunaq' which would speak about the current political scenarios of the country. In an event with the maestro music composer the Union Minister was seen at his poetic best. ...
  • Injured Tamim Iqbal ruled out of Asia Cup 23-02-2014 01:12 PM

    Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal will miss the coming Asia Cup due to a neck strain as the BCB selectors announced Bangladesh's squad for the tournament. The left-handed batsman had also missed Bangladesh's three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka, which ended in a 3-0 rout. "We will not be getting...
  • Bangladesh pick Abdur Razzak, Sabbir Rahman for World T20 17-02-2014 11:50 AM

    Dhaka: Seasoned spinner Abdur Razzak and young batsman Sabbir Rahman were Monday named in Bangladesh's squad for the World Twenty20 which the country will host from March 16. Razzak, 31, who has 39 wickets from 28 matches in the sport's shortest version, had missed last week's Twenty20 series against Sri...
  • Amala Paul and others mourn legendary Balu Mahendra's death 13-02-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The film fraternity mourned the death of legendary filmmaker Balu Mahendra, terming the passing away of "creator's creator" as a "massive loss" for the industry. Mr Balu died on Thursday following a heart attack. He was 74. Members of the film industry such as Siddharth, Amala Paul, A...
  • AR Rahman's son floors father with love 08-02-2014 05:37 PM

    Chennai: Double Oscar winning composer A.R Rahman was floored by the love showered upon him by his son Ameen, who wanted him to stop recording and catch some sleep at 3 in the morning. "I was arranging music for my new album, 'Raunaq', and suddenly a young chap comes and...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 5 08-02-2014 09:10 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Kumar Sangakkara became only the second player to hit a triple century and a century in the same match as Sri Lanka remained on track to win the second Test against Bangladesh. After Sri Lanka declared their second innings...
  • 2nd Test: Sangakkara scores hundred to lift SL on Day 4 07-02-2014 06:57 PM

    Chittagong: Kumar Sangakkara became only the second player to hit a triple century and a century in the same match as Sri Lanka remained on track to win the second Test against Bangladesh on Friday with a day remaining. After Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 305 for 4,...
  • Ban vs SL, 2nd Test Day 4: as it happened 07-02-2014 09:09 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day 3 round-up: Imrul Kayes and Shamsur Rahman hit their maiden centuries to lift Bangladesh to 409 for 8 at stumps on the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Shakib Al Hasan contributed 50...
  • 2nd Test: Bangladesh trail SL by 178 runs on Day 3 06-02-2014 05:45 PM

    Chittagong: Imrul Kayes and Shamsur Rahman hit their maiden centuries to lift Bangladesh to 409 for 8 at stumps on the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Shakib Al Hasan contributed 50 while Nasir Hossain made 42. The hosts are trailing by 178 runs after...
  • 'Highway' Music Review: The soundtrack is magical, captivating 06-02-2014 11:19 AM

    Composer: A.R. Rahman Singers: Sultan Nooran, Jyoti Nooran, A.R. Rahman, Jonita Gandhi, Kash, Krissy, Suvi Suresh, Zeb Bangash, Alia Bhatt, Sunidhi Chauhan, and Shweta Pandit Rating: 4 out of 5 Alia Bhatt-Randeep Hooda-starrer 'Highway', a romantic drama directed by Imtiaz Ali, boasts of nine tracks. The songs show Rahman's efforts...
  • My efforts have paid off with 'Highway', says singer Jonita Gandhi 05-02-2014 04:37 PM

    Chennai: Bollywood playback singer Jonita Gandhi, who has collaborated with double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman in forthcoming film 'Highway', says her efforts have paid off with the album, which has turned out to be a chartbuster. "It's been a childhood dream to be a singer but that Bollywood would happen...
  • AR Rahman has been a true inspiration for me, says Jonita Gandhi 05-02-2014 01:55 PM

    Chennai: Bollywood playback singer Jonita Gandhi, who has collaborated with double Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman in forthcoming film 'Highway', says her efforts have paid off with the album, which has turned out to be a chartbuster. "It's been a childhood dream to be a singer but that Bollywood would happen...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test 30-01-2014 08:32 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round-up: Mahela Jayawardene become Test cricket's sixth-highest run-getter with a glorious unbeaten double-century as Sri Lanka compounded Bangladesh's misery in the first Test. Having gained a mammoth lead of 498 runs, Sri Lanka reduced Bangladesh to 35-1...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 29-01-2014 08:48 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Opener Kaushal Silva hit a maiden Test century to lead a dominant batting display by Sri Lanka on the second day. Silva scored 139 as the tourists reached 375-5 by stumps. Sri Lanka will resume on...
  • Minority community status to Jains will help their growth: PM 28-01-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: After the government included Jains in the list of minority communities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday expressed hope that the status would help them to grow at a faster rate. Addressing a delegation of Jain community members led by Acharya Lokesh Muni, he said the community has...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2 28-01-2014 09:08 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 round-up: Kaushal Sliva hit 30 and Dimuth Karunarate scored 28 to help Sri Lanka reach 60 for 0...
  • Snapshot: AR Rahman shares personal photos taken at the Grammys on FB 28-01-2014 07:40 AM

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning Indian composer AR Rahman attended the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in LA. The 48-year-old posted a photograph on social networking website Facebook Sunday night. "At the Grammys," he captioned the photograph. He later posted another photograph where he looked dapper in a...
  • AR Rahman was at this year's Grammy Awards ceremony 27-01-2014 05:57 PM

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman attended the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center here. The 48-year-old posted a photograph on social networking website Facebook Sunday night. "At the Grammys," he captioned the photograph. He later posted another photograph where he looked dapper in a collared...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Music Director 26-01-2014 03:25 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Highway: I didn't rehearse much for 'Sooha saha', says Alia Bhatt 20-01-2014 01:47 PM

    Mumbai: Had it not been for composer A.R. Rahman's patience, actress Alia Bhatt, who has sung a song for her forthcoming film 'Highway' under his guidance, would have been "screaming into the pillow". Alia has sung the track 'Sooha saha' in 'Highway', in which she stars with Randeep Hooda. "I...
  • AR Rahman to feature in 'Patakha guddi' video 20-01-2014 12:15 PM

    Mumbai: AR Rahman has not just composed and sung melodious tunes for Imtiaz Ali's "Highway", he has also shot for a video of a number. "Imtiaz directing a music video with me for 'Highway', for the male version of 'Patakha guddi'. Do wait for ten days," Rahman posted along with...
  • Highway: AR Rahman does it again, 'Maahi ve' is soulful and mesmerising 16-01-2014 02:00 PM

    Mumbai: AR Rahman, who is behind the soundtrack of Imtiaz Ali's 'Highway', has also sung a song titled 'Maahi ve' for it. The filmmaker says he is surprised by how the Oscar winning composer manages to get a pulse of a movie's soul so well. "'Maahi ve' is coming more...