A R Rahman News

A R Rahman receives Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award

Academy Award winning music composer A R Rahman was honoured with the fifth Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award in Mumbai on Monday, October 26. Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai presented the Award to on the 78th birthday of Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, renowned composer and younger brother of legend...read more

Aishwarya, Rahman to blaze the stage at ISL 2 opening ceremony

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who will soon be on-screen after a gap of five years in the upcoming release ‘Jazbaa’, is all set to enthral spectators with her dance moves at the opening ceremony of the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament. The gorge...read more

A R Rahman composes signature tune for 17th Mumbai Film Fest

Academy Award winning music director A R Rahman has extended his support to the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival by composing a signature tune for it. This is the first time that the event will have a signature tune. “The 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival is about creating, celebrating ...read more

Prakash Raj flare-up against AR Rahman, Rajinikanth threats

South and Hindi movies iconic villain Prakash Raj reacts strongly against the Fatwa issued against music maestro AR Rahman and superstar Rajinikanth. He expressed his anger over the issue and highly slammed the incident. Reacting angrily to the fatwa against Rahman and threat to Rajinikanth, the ...read more

Shabana Azmi denounces fatwa against A R Rahman

Renowned Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi has vociferously denounced the fatwa against A R Rahman and questioned the authority and validity of those who issued it. "The Raza Academy has no locus-standi and its self-appointed stance of speaking for all Muslims has no takers. What have they do...read more

Fatwa row: VHP advises A R Rahman to do ‘ghar-wapsi’

Following the fatwa against AR Rahman for composing music for an Iranian film based on Prophet Muhammad, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has asked the music maestro to re-convert to Hinduism, saying it was time for his ‘ghar-wapsi’. VHP joint general secretary Surendra Jain said Hindus will "wel...read more

Fatwa issued against AR Rahman for a film on Prophet

Fatwa has been issued against music maestro AR Rahman and filmmaker Majid Majidi by a Mumbai-based Sunni Muslim group, Raza Academy. According to the report, Fatwa was issued against the Iranian filmmaker Majidi for his upcoming film titled 'Muhammad: Messenger of God', which is based on the tril...read more

A R Rahman devastated at Aadesh’s condition

Oscar winner music composer A R Rahman is deeply saddened by the condition of fellow composer Aadesh Shrivastava who is battling cancer at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. The 48-year-old musician has been undergoing treatment for at the hospital for over a month, after the ailment relapsed f...read more