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A. R. Rahman – Age, Birthday, Biography, Wife, Net Worth and More

 
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Personal Details

Official Name
A. R. Rahman (Allahrakka Rahman)
Birth Name
A. S. Dileep Kumar
Nick Name
  • A. R. R.
  • Isai Puyal
  • The Mozart of Madras
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
Day of Birth
Friday
Age
51
Place of Birth
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Time of Birth
5.5
Mother Tongue
Tamil
Languages Known
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
Se*ual Orientation
Heterose*ual
Signature

Religious Background

Nationality
Indian
Race / Ethnicity
Asians
Religion
Born Hindu Converted to Islam
Zodiac / Raasi
Capricorn / Makara
Star / Nakshatra
Dhanista / Avittam

Physical Details

Physical Status
Normal
Complexion
Wheatish
Height
5' 5'' - 165cm
Weight
70 KG
Chest Size
38 Inch - 97cm (Medium)
Waist Size Men
32 Inch - 81cm (Medium)
Biceps
12 Inch - 30cm (Large)
Shoe Size Men
10.0 Inch - 25.4cm - US(8)
Hair Color
Black Hair
Eye Color
Brown Eyes
Best or Distinctive Features
Skilled in Karnatic music, Western and Hindustani classical music and the Qawwali style of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Rahman is noted for film songs amalgamating elements of these and other genres, layering instruments from different musical idioms in an improvisational style.

Family Details

Ancestral / Family Origin
Rahman was born in Madras, India
Family Type
Joint Family
Family Values
Moderate
Family Status
Middle Class
Grand Father
Rajagopala Bhagavathar (A harikatha exponent)
Father (Dad)
R. K. Shekhar
Father's Occupation
Music Composer, Music director, Music Arranger for Tamil and Malayalam films
Mother (Mom)
Kareema Begum (Born Kashturi)
Sister(s)
  • A. R. Reihana (Playback Singer)
  • Fathima Rafiq
  • Ishrath Qadri
Brother-in-Law
G. Venkatesh
Nephew
G. V. Prakash Kumar

Relationships

Marital Status
Married
Current Wife / Husband
Saira Banu
Wedding Date
March 12, 1995
Total Number of Children
3
Son(s)
A. R. Ameen
Daughter(s)
  • Khatija Rahman
  • Rahima Rahman

Educational Details

Educational Qualification
Graduate - Western Classical Music
School
Padma Seshadri Bal Bhavan, Chennai
College
  • Madras Christian College, Chennai
  • Trinity College of Music, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Professional Details

Career Started Year
1987
Debut Movie as a Singer
Roja (1992, Tamil)
Debut Song
"Chinna Chinna Aasai"
Genre
  • Classical music
  • Dance music
  • Electronic music
  • Film score
Instruments
  • Accordion
  • Continuum Fingerboard
  • Drums
  • Electronic keyboard
  • Guitar
  • Harpejji
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Vocals
Labels
  • Columbia Records
  • K. M. Music Conservatory
  • Sony Classical Records
First Album
Disco Disco (1987)
Associated Acts
  • Ana Beatriz Barros
  • Dido
  • Nemesis Avenue
  • Super Heavy
  • The Roots
  • will.i.am

Money Factor

Price Per Movie
In US Dollars
1326197 US Dollars (Approximate)
Brand Endorsements
  • Rio Olympic 2016
  • Sikkim government
Price Per Endorsement
294724 US Dollars (Approximate)
Net Worth
In US Dollars
24000000 US Dollars (Approximate)

Habit and Life Style

Eating Habits
Non Vegetarian
Drinking Habits
No
Smoking Habits
No

Favorites

Favorite Actor(s)
  • Ajith Kumar
  • Kamal Haasan
  • M.G. Ramachandran
  • Rajinikanth
  • Sivaji Ganesan
Favorite Actress
Sridevi
Favorite Singer / Musician
  • Ilayaraja
  • Michael Jackson
  • Mohammad Rafi
Favorite Food
  • Fish
  • Home cooked food
  • Palak Paneer
  • Rasam-Rice
Favorite Holiday Destination
  • Chennai
  • London
  • Mumbai
Favorite Director(s)
Mani Ratnam

Hobbies and Interests

Likes
  • Gaming
  • Photography
  • watching movies
Dislikes
Fight with people
Hobbies
  • Collecting Camera's
  • Playing Keyboard
Best Friends
Mani Ratnam
Car Collection
  • Jaguar
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Volvo
  • Toyota Fortuner
  • Toyota Etios

Personal Blog and Fan Websites

Official Website

Contact Information ( Only Registered members can access this information )

Country
India
State
Tamil Nadu

A. R. Rahman – Age, Birthday, Biography, Wife, Net Worth and More

A. R. Rahman Age, Real Name, Birthday, Zodiac Sign, Religion, Caste, Height, Family, Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Girlfriend, Wife, Son, Daughter, Education, School, College, House, Cars and Bike Collection, Net Worth, Biography (Wiki), Official Website and More

A. R. Rahman Interesting Facts

- Rahman Assisted His Father in the Studio, Playing the Keyboard.

- After His Father's Death When Rahman Was Nine Years Old, the Rental of His Father's Musical Equipment Provided His Family's Income.

- He Mastered the Keyboard, Piano, Synthesizer, Harmonium and Guitar, and Was Particularly Interested in the Synthesizer Because It Was the "Ideal Combination of Music and Technology".

- Rahman Began His Early Musical Training Under Master Dhanraj and at Age 11 Began Playing in the Orchestra of Malayalam Composer (and Close Friend of His Father) M. K. Arjunan.

- Rahman Was Introduced to Qadiri Tariqa When His Younger Sister Was Seriously Ill in 1984. His Mother Was a Practicing Hindu. At the Age of 23, He Converted to Islam With Other Members of His Family in 1989, Changing His Name to Allahrakka Rahman (a. R. Rahman).

- He scored 62% in his board exams, He aspired to be a computer engineer.

- His first salary was 50 (INR) for operating a record player.

In 2008, he founded KM College of Music and Technology in Chennai, which was inaugurated by Mukesh Ambani.

His Oscar Award winning song “Jai Ho” was initially composed for the Bollywood film Yuvvraaj (2008), but it later became a part of Slumdog Millionaire (2008).

In 2013, a street was named in his honour in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

- His favourite raaga is ‘Sindhu Bhairavi’.

- Rahman, According to a Bbc Estimate, Has Sold More Than 150 Million Copies of His Work Comprising of Music From More Than 100 Film Soundtracks and Albums Across Over Half a Dozen Languages

- He has three children: Khatija, Rahima and Ameen. Ameen has sung "NaNa" from Couples Retreat, and Khatija has sung "Pudhiya Manidha" from Enthiran.

- Rahman is the uncle of composer G. V. Prakash Kumar, the son of his elder sister A. R. Reihana.

- Rahman's younger sister, Fathima, heads his music conservatory in Chennai. The youngest, Ishrath, has a music studio. A.R.Rahman is the co-brother of film actor Rahman.

Rahman initially composed scores for documentaries and jingles for advertisements and Indian television channels.

- A two-time winner and five-times nominee of the Academy Award (Oscar), A. R. Rahman is popularly known as the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music.

- Rahman introduced 7.1 surround sound technology to South Indian films.

- Rahman is involved with a number of charitable causes.

 

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