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AR Rahman's Rooftop Jam: 'Mozart of Madras' brings together his iconic tracks for an unforgettable medley

April 22, 2021 8:46 am

Music maestro AR Rahman, who produced the recently released movie 99 Songs, got together with the musical cast of the film for a rooftop concert.

Vivek (1961-2021): AR Rahman remembers the actor, calls him 'a selfless jewel of India'

April 18, 2021 8:25 am

After actor Vivek's death on Saturday, AR Rahman, Radikaa Sarathkumar, Mohan Raja and Gautham Karthik among others expressed disbelief.

Yashraj Mukhate meets his 'God,' idol AR Rahman: 'It's been my life-long dream to be in front of you'

April 13, 2021 8:22 am

AR Rahman and Yashraj Mukhate got chatting about the former's upcoming movie 99 Songs. Rahman has turned producer with the musical drama that has been directed by Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy.

AR Rahman croons 'Ishq Bina' on Indian Idol 12, Neha Kakkar cannot stop cheering. Watch video

April 08, 2021 9:50 am

As AR Rahman begins his soulful rendition, a contestant on stage looks emotional while one of the Indian Idol 12 judges, Neha Kakkar, seems to be blown away by the Oscar-winner's voice.

AR Rahman reveals Mani Ratnam inspired him to venture into filmmaking

April 04, 2021 11:53 am

AR Rahman, who has produced and co-written the musical drama movie 99 Songs, recalled the time when Mani Ratnam told him how telling a film's story and making a song have a common process.

AR Rahman on 99 Songs: I am looking at music from perspective of a filmmaker

March 26, 2021 6:47 am

AR Rahman speaks about his labour of love, 99 Songs. The the trilingual film stars Ehan Bhat, Edilsy, Lisa Ray and Manisha Koirala.

99 Songs trailer: AR Rahman's movie is all about the magical, healing power of music

March 23, 2021 4:54 pm

99 Songs trailer: The music, of course, sounds great, and with AR Rahman scoring it, that is not even surprising. What remains to be seen is if the magic that is promised in the trailer will translate itself effectively on screen.

AR Rahman to score Heropanti 2, Tiger Shroff calls it 'absolute honour'

March 16, 2021 8:37 am

Helmed by Ahmed Khan, Heropanti 2 will release on December 3 in theatres.

Atrangi Re to hit the theatres in August

February 20, 2021 9:14 am

Directed by Aanand L Rai, Atrangi Re stars Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush. The film releases in theatres on August 6.

AR Rahman comes on board Pippa and Gautham Menon film

February 05, 2021 8:34 am

While Pippa is produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, director Gautham Menon's untitled project stars Simbu in the lead role.


AR Rahman and Anandji to grace the set of Indian Idol 12

April 10, 2021 11:56 am

AR Rahman and Anandji, from the Kalyanji-Anandji duo will be there on the sets of Indian Idol 12.

AR Rahman turns 54: Rare pics of the 'Mozart of Madras'

January 06, 2021 10:49 am

From 1992's Roja to 2020's Dil Bechara, AR Rahman's music continues to inspire and resonate with audience around the world. Here are a few of his rare photos.

AR Rahman turns 53: Rare photos of the music composer

January 06, 2020 1:31 pm

AR Rahman celebrates his 53rd birthday today. On the occasion, we dig into Express Archive to give you some unseen photos of the Mozart of Madras.

Celeb spotting: Janhvi Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, AR Rahman and others

May 16, 2019 6:12 pm

Kriti Sanon, Bhumi Pednekar, AR Rahman, Sushmita Sen, Rohman Shawl, Janhvi Kapoor, Malaika Arora and a few others were clicked by our photographer.

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

May 04, 2018 8:53 am

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

November 21, 2017 9:24 am

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

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

October 27, 2017 11:29 am

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

June 06, 2016 2:20 pm

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


AR Rahman: Lesser Known Facts

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

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.

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

January 26, 2016 3:27 pm

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

January 26, 2016 2:56 pm

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.