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Khatija’s niqab reveals that each woman might have her own personal definition of freedom

AR Rahman and his daughter made an appearance as he was celebrating ten years of his winning the Oscar for Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionnaire. Soon social media trolls were condemning him for being conservative,

AR Rahman attends Grammy Awards with daughter Raheema

AR Rahman, who won two Grammy awards in 2009 for his work on Slumdog Millionaire, posted several pictures from the awards night, which saw Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino, Cardi B and Qunicy Jones create history in various categories.

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'Freedom to choose': AR Rahman defends daughter Khatija's right to wear niqab

AR Rahman came under criticism after his daughter Khatija wore a niqab at the 10 years celebration of Slumdog Millionaire. Rahman responded to the trolls by tweeting a picture of his two daughters and wife with the caption 'freedom to choose'.

Many in Hollywood felt we would win the award: AR Rahman on Slumdog Millionaire's Oscar triumph

AR Rahman, Gulzar and Anil Kapoor today celebrated the 10th anniversary of Slumdog Millionaire's big win at 2009 Academy Awards.

Gulzar credits AR Rahman for 'Jai Ho' Oscar win

Composed by AR Rahman for the 2009 film Slumdog Millionaire, "Jai Ho" is the first Hindi song to win an Academy Award in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories.

AR Rahman: Recreating songs is shortcut to creativity

Music maestro AR Rahman says recreating classics is a safe, reliable "plan B" for artistes. He also believes that there is no one way to make music.

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Happy Birthday AR Rahman: Celebs thank the Mozart of Madras for his contribution to music

On AR Rahman's 52nd birthday, actors and singers from various film industries in India posted their heartfelt wishes for the music maestro.

AR Rahman's top Tamil songs from the 90s that need to be on your playlist

After his National Award-winning debut with Roja, AR Rahman went on to deliver back-to-back hits and it marked an era of music in Kollywood that is cherished till today. The music maestro celebrated his 52nd birthday today.

Happy birthday AR Rahman: Top Hindi songs that celebrate the maestro

On AR Rahman's 52nd birthday, celebrating the music maestro with a list of songs that are a must listen. Find out if you have a favourite in the list below.

AR Rahman has a childlike nature: Sruti Harihara

Sruti Harihara Subramanian, who collaborated with AR Rahman for Amazon Prime Video web-series Harmony With AR Rahman, recalls the "best experience" she has ever had.

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National Film Awards 2018: Boney Kapoor accepts Sridevi's award with Janhvi and Khushi

The jury for the National Film Awards this year was headed by filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. The ceremony took place in New Delhi today.

IFFI 2017 opening ceremony: Shah Rukh Khan, Sridevi, Janhvi Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and others who made it a starry event

IFFI 2017 was attended by Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Shahid's brother Ishaan Khatter, Janhvi Kapoor, Sridevi, Boney Kapoor, AR Rahman and Anupam Kher. The inauguration in Goa was a star-studded one

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2.0 audio launch: Dubai is ready to host Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar film

2.0 audio launch: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson are prepping up for the Indian cinema's yet another biggest film project 2.0's music launch. 2.0 is the sequel to director Shankar's 2010 blockbuster Enthiran. The film is being produced on a budget more than Rs 400 crore. Musician AR Rahman will give a live performance at the event.

Benny Dayal ties knot with model Catherine; AR Rahman, Neeti Mohan are special guests, see pics

Bollywood playback singer Benny Dayal has tied the knot with model-actress girlfriend Catherine Thangam.

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Salman Khan, Kapil Sibal, A R Rahman's musical night

A R Rahman and Salman Khan inaugurated his new music album 'Raunaq'.

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AR Rahman: Lesser Known Facts

AR Rahman is one of the most successful artiste in the Indian music scene. The music composer-singer-director is a winner of six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Grammy Awards, 15 Filmfare Awards.

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My work speaks about love for India, says 'misunderstood' Aamir

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Recently in an event, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan said that his 'controversial' remark on intolerance was totally misunderstood and, therefore, it is quite natural for people to react in such a way.He also blamed media for spreading misguided statement that he and Kiran want to leave the country because it is intolerant, whereas he has never said anything like that.To support his statement, Aamir asked people to take a look on the kind of work he has done in his career.The actor also insisted that for him it was impossible to pass any such statement about a country for he belongs to the family of great freedom fighter Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad.Adding to the comment of Aamir Khan, director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra said that the word 'intolerance' has become a fashion.Aamir and Rakeysh were seen celebrating the 10-year journey of their 2006 film, 'Rang De Basanti.' To mark the occasion, the entire cast of the film, Aamir , Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Siddharth and Waheeda Rehman along with Rakeysh and producer Ronnie Screwvala, launched a book which includes the screenplay, lyrics, story board and anecdotes from the film along with some exclusive interviews of AR Rahman, Aamir and Prasoon Joshi.

'Rang De Basanti' completes a decade, star-cast reunite to celebrate

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Directed by Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra, youth iconic film 'Rang De Basanti' has completed 10 years of its release. To mark the occasion, the cast of the film, Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Siddharth and Waheeda Rehman along with Rakeysh and producer Ronnie Screwvala, launched a book which includes screenplay, lyrics, story board and anecdotes from the film along with some exclusive interviews of A R Rahman, Aamir and Prasoon Joshi. The cast also spoke about some memories related to the shoot of the film and how special the movie has remained for each one of them. Giving an example of an incident, Siddharth expressed how unhappy he was that his role in the film influenced youngsters to smoke. As the film completed 10 years of its release, the star cast, including Aamir, Sharman and Siddharth danced to the tune of popular 'Pathshala' song along with choreographer Ganesh Acharya. The film, which speaks about the contemporary showcase of the Indian history, over the period of 10 years, has become a cult in history of Indian cinema.

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