A R Rahman

  • 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...
  • Superstar Rajinikanth croons in Hindi for 'Kochadaiyaan' 23-05-2013 03:33 PM

    Superstar Rajinikanth is not only a style icon but has always entralled his fans with his performances. While he is known for his iconic voice it is surprising to note that Rajinikanth however, has never sung for Hindi audience. This is for the first time that Rajinikanth will surprise his...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to attend Vijay awards in Chennai 09-05-2013 07:02 PM

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will reportedly attend Vijay awards in Chennai where he is to be honoured with Sivaji Ganesan award. Vijay TV has invited King Khan to be the guest of honour at the 7th edition of the award ceremony on May 11. Earlier recipients of this award...
  • Tamil actor Nakul Jaidev prefers acting over singing 28-04-2013 06:45 PM

    Chennai: Even though Tamil actor Nakul Jaidev has crooned chartbusters such as 'Kaadhal Yaanai', 'Karka Karka' and 'Naaka Mukka' in his decade long career, he still prefers acting over singing. "I always dreamt of becoming an actor and continue to live that dream. Singing happened out of obligations for friends...
  • Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan to attend Cannes film fest 13-04-2013 12:56 PM

    Mumbai: Megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth will come together in a most unexpected way at the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival in May. While Amitabh will represent his first Hollywood film 'The Great Gatsby' in Cannes, Rajinikanth will be unveiling the trailer of his new film 'Kochadaiyaan' at the fest....
  • AR Rahman celebrates 46th birthday abroad 06-01-2012 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman, who turned 46 today is currently out of the country but has thanked his fans across the world for their good wishes. In a video link posted on his Twitter page, Rahman has said, "Hi! This is AR and wishing you a very...
  • Playlist: 100 best songs of AR Rahman 06-01-2012 11:32 AM

    New Delhi: Nicknamed 'The Mozart of Madras' by the media, AR Rahman celebrates his 46th birthday on January 6, looking back on a magical career that includes two Oscars, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe and four National Film Awards. Rahman has his hands full, composing the music...
  • 2011: Fresh compositions ruled the charts 20-12-2011 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: No item numbers, but original peppy compositions - that was the hallmark of Bollywood music in 2011. The first big hit was 'Darling', in the powerful resonating voice of Usha Uthup in 'Saath Khoon Maaf', while the loud and boisterous Bappi Lahiri composition 'Oh la la' in 'The...
  • Rahman gets lifetime achievement award at DIFF 08-12-2011 07:17 PM

    Dubai: Indian music maestro A R Rahman has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 8th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) here. The Oscar-winner is the youngest and the first musician to get the honour, which was presented to him last night by his highness Sheikh Majid Bin...
  • 'Rockstar' has lot of anger: Imtiaz Ali 13-11-2011 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: His stories happen in a world where there is no evil but in his latest film 'Rockstar', director Imtiaz Ali has taken a detour to explore the "vulnerability and anger" that come with love. The director, who has given lovable, relatable characters like Viren-Aditi (Socha Na Tha), Geet-Aditya...
  • 'Rockstar' earns Rs 11 crore plus on opening day 12-11-2011 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Rockstar' has got off to a flying start with the film managing to earn Rs 11 crore plus on the opening day itself. Directed by director Imtiaz Ali, known for making films like 'Jab We Met' and 'Love Aaj Kal', the story revolves around a...
  • Rockstar: Tweet review, first day, first show 11-11-2011 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: One of the most awaited films of the year, 'Rockstar' was released today. The film is a litmus test for Ranbir Kapoor who will be seen as the sought after musician Jordan aka Janaradhan Jakhar. The leading lady of the film Nargis Fakhri is looking to carve a...
  • Friday Release: Self destruction of a 'Rockstar' 10-11-2011 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: The 'RA.One' fever has come down and film enthusiasts are waiting for another high profile film in the shape of 'Rockstar'. The promotional drive is almost over and it has created quite a big buzz in the market. A lot has been said about the preparations and strategies...
  • 'Abhishek Bachchan wants a baby girl' 03-11-2011 02:21 PM

    Mumbai: As the date of Baby B's arrival draws close, speculation about everything related to parents-to-be Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan is increasing by the day. Abhishek's buddy Sikander Kher revealed on a television show that Abhi is keen on a baby girl. So much so that he couldn't stop...
  • Music Review: 'Sadda Haq' excels in 'Rockstar' 19-10-2011 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: If appearance is the initial introduction of a character then Ranbir Kapoor has gained advantage. Youngsters imitating Ranbir's looks in 'Rockstar' are becoming more visible on roads and other public places. The promos are showing a not so familiar Ranbir with long brown hair and an electronic guitar....
  • Mick Jagger's Superheavy formed on a whim 22-09-2011 12:24 PM

    New York: Dave Stewart went to the hilltop and called on a higher rock star -- Mick Jagger. Thus began Superheavy, a project shrouded in secrecy for two years and now with one album released this week to its credit Stewart, founder of the Eurythmics, rang the Rolling Stones frontman...
  • We packed our egos for 'SuperHeavy': Rahman 10-09-2011 12:36 PM

    It felt good to pack the ego and simply be a band member, says music maestro A.R. Rahman, who has once again put Indian culture in the spotlight by adding two songs to the latest album of international group SuperHeavy. "SuperHeavy does have strong Indian influences. There is a Sanskrit...
  • Rahman's 'If I Rise' nominated for WSA 25-08-2011 10:46 PM

    New Delhi: Music composer A.R. Rahman's says his composition "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours" has been nominated for the World Soundtrack Awards (WSA). "'If I Rise' from '127 Hours' nominated for the World Soundtrack Awards in the category - 'Best original song written directly for a film'....
  • Watch: Mick Jagger sing 'Satyameva Jayathe' 11-08-2011 01:48 PM

    New Delhi: Rolling Stone legend Mick Jagger has sung in Sanskrit thanks to A R Rahman, who has collaborated with the rocker for 'Satyameva Jayathe', their second single from band 'SuperHeavy'. The Oscar-winner, who has collaborated with former Rolling Stone's frontman and three other international artistes, had earlier released 'Miracle...
  • No action against Ismail Darbar: Oscar panel 10-06-2011 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has denied any action against Indian music composer Ismail Darbar for alleging that A.R. Rahman "bought" his Oscars for Slumdog Millionaire in 2009. "The Academy does not plan any action relative to Mr. Darbar's comments. It is simply not possible...
  • Beiber 'fever' takes over Billboards 24-05-2011 12:32 PM

    Also catch A R Rahman and Mick Jagger's new bad 'Super Heavy' and other Billboard award winners. ...
  • A R Rahman and Mick Jagger form supergroup 20-05-2011 07:17 PM

    New York: Academy award winning Indian musician A R Rahman has joined forces with rock legend Mick Jagger, 'Eurythmics star' Dave Stewart, Damian Marley and Joss Stone to form a supergroup. The double Oscar winning 'Jai Ho' hitmaker has been secretly recording with the 'Rolling Stones' frontman, Bob Marley's youngest...
  • Rahman's 'Sajna' in Michael Bolton's album 10-05-2011 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: Oscar winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman's song "Sajna" from "Couples Retreat" features in a new avatar in Grammy award winning Michael Bolton's latest album "Gems - The Duets Collection". "When I first met Michael, we got to talking about music, philosophy, the universe, and many things that we...
  • Singer Chithra's daughter cremated in Chennai 16-04-2011 01:15 PM

    Chennai: The South Indian movie music world shared the grief of noted playback singer KS Chithra, who lost her eight-year-old daughter in a swimming pool accident in Dubai on Thursday. "The family came back from Dubai this (Friday) morning and the funeral was held in the evening," Chithra's manager Krishna...
  • Bollywood Buzz: A R Rahman turns producer 06-04-2011 04:28 PM

    A R Rahman recently launched his own production company and hopes to kickstart his career as a producer by making films in southern languages. Ash teams up with Rituparno Ghosh for a hindi-bengali bilingual film. And Sunny Deol plans to revive his home banner Vijeta Films by making sequel to...
  • Mani Ratnam to launch Rahman's biography 22-03-2011 07:12 PM

    New Delhi: A.R. Rahman's fans will soon be able to get an insight into the music maestro's life through his biography "A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of Music" penned by renowned writer Nasreen Munni Kabir. The book, which provides a fascinating window into the world of the Mozart of Madras, will...