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 happy 2012. Thank you for all your wishes for my birthday. I won’t be in Chennai this time,I am travelling abroad. So thank you for your kind wishes. God bless you all.”
Winner of two Academy Awards,two Grammy Awards and a number of laurels for his impressive body of work in Indian and international films and music,the composer has a lot to look forward in 2012 too.
He has in his kitty several southern projects like superstar Rajinikanth-Deepika Padukone starrer ‘Rana’,’Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru’,’Kochadaiyaan’ and ‘Pookkadai’ as well as an untitled Hindi movie with Yash Chopra.
The musician has more than 100 film sound-tracks to his credit in several languages.
Most recently,he joined forces with Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger on ‘SuperHeavy’,a supergroup also featuring Joss Stone,Dave Stewart and Damian Marley.
He also composed music for the Mandarin film,’Warriors of Heaven & Earth’. Rahman’s other international film credits include ‘127 Hours’,’Elizabeth: The Golden Age’ with Craig Armstrong and ‘Couples Retreat’.