AR Rahman’s friend Trilok Nair told writer Krishna Trilok in Rahman’s book Notes Of A Dream that when the sequencer came to India, he also became an expert in programming and became a man who knew how to make music with a computer.
Composer AR Rahman
AR Rahman, the famous and legendary musician of Indian cinema, is celebrating his birthday today. AR Rahman is one of those artists of India, who has earned a name all over the world with his music. His music has always been considered different. AR Rahman was born on 6 January 1966 in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. His father RK Shekhar was a music score composer in Malayalam films. The qualities of making music were inherited from his father.
Known as AR Rahman all over the world, the real name of the musician is Dilip Kumar. AR Rahman has changed his name by converting, which has also been a topic of discussion for him on several occasions. Due to the musical atmosphere in the house, AR Rahman started playing the piano at the age of 4, but luck brought AR Rahman on the path of struggle in his childhood. His father RK Shekhar was only 43 years old. had died in After the death of his father, all the responsibility of the house fell on the shoulders of AR Rahman.
Mother advised AR Rahman to concentrate in music
In such a situation, AR Rahman started renting his father’s musical equipment along with his studies. Rahman’s mother refused to sell the equipment, as she felt it would be useful for her son’s career. By the age of 16, Rahman had balanced his studies with musical assignments, which included assisting musicians during recording sessions, playing keyboards and fixing musical instruments.
AR Rahman’s friend Trilok Nair told Krishna Trilok in Rahman’s book Notes Of A Dream that when the sequencer came to India, he also became an expert in programming and became a man who knew how to make music with a computer. There came a time when it became impossible for AR Rahman to run both school and work simultaneously. One day he went to his mother and told her that he would have to choose between the two. Hearing this from son AR Rahman, mother asked him to leave school and concentrate on music, can see about studies later.
After this, AR Rahman completely focused his attention on music. In Bollywood, Mani Ratnam gave Rahman the first break in his film ‘Roja’. This is the reason why they respect Mani Ratnam a lot. People who know him tell that Mani Ratnam is the only person who can meet Rahman at any time of his own free will. AR Rahman has taken music to new dimensions in Indian cinema. AR Rahman has won an Oscar Award, four National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award once in his career.