A. R. Rahman is the famous Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist. His works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. His birth name was A. S. Dileep Kumar. He was born on 6 January 1967 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the son of R. K. Shekhar. His father was a film-score composer and conductor for Tamil and Malayalam films. Rahman assisted his father in the studio.

When he was nine years old his father was died. Rahman was a keyboard player and arranger for bands such as Roots. He founded the Chennai-based rock group Nemesis Avenue . He mastered the keyboard, piano, synthesizer, harmonium and guitar, and was particularly interested in the synthesizer.

A. R. Rahman began his early musical training under Master Dhanraj. He began working with other composers, such as M. S. Viswanathan, Ilaiyaraaja, Ramesh Naidu and Raj-Koti. He won a scholarship at the Trinity College of Music at Oxford University. Rahman graduated with a diploma in Western classical music from there. He was introduced to Qadiri Islam when his younger sister was seriously ill in 1984. He converted to Islam with other members of his family in 1989 at age 23. Then he changed his from R. S. Dileep Kumar to Allah Rakha Rahman (A. R. Rahman). In 1989, he started a small studio called  Panchathan Record Inn.

Rahman met one of India’s most famous directors, Mani Ratnam at an advertising awards function. Rahman played him a few of his music samples. Mani loved them so much. He asked Rahman to compose the music for his next film, Roja.  The enormous success of his first Hindi venture was followed by the chart-topping soundtrack albums of films such as Bombay (1995), Dil Se.. (1998), Taal (1999), Zubeidaa (2001), and Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), which was nominated for best foreign-language film at the 2002 Academy Awards.

More recently, he worked with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Shekhar Kapur  “Elizabeth”. He is a two-time winner and five-times nominee of the Academy Award (Oscar).He 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, including landmark scores such as ‘Roja’, ‘Bombay’, Dil Se’, ‘Taal’, ‘Lagaan’, ‘Vandemataram’ and more recently, ‘Jodhaa Akbar’, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, ‘127 Hours’ and ‘Rockstar’.

Rahman has gone several concert tours in over 50 international destinations including one at the prestigious Hollywood Bowl in 2006 and the Royal Festival Hall in 2010. In 2008, Rahman’s work gained global prominence with the extraordinary success of his score for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. Rahman won over 15 awards for this score including two Grammys, the Golden Globe and the BAFTA.

A. R. Rahman Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Measurements, Net Worth, Family, Affairs, Marriage, Wiki & much more! A. R. Rahman was born on January 6, 1967 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His current age 53 years. His Father’s Name is R. K. Shekhar (Music Composer) and mother’s name is Kareema Beegum. A. R. Rahman height 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm/ 1.65 m) and Weight 70 kg (154 lbs). His Horoscope/Sun Sign is Capricorn, Nationality Indian and Ethnicity is Asian/Indian. Also Read Ilaiyaraaja, Mani Ratnam and Arijit Singh Biography.

A. R. Rahman full body measurements are 39-33-12 inches. A. R. Rahman Chest Size 39, Waist Size 33 & Biceps Size 12 inches. He has Brown color Eye and Black color Hair. His Shoe size is Not Known (US) & Dress Size is Not Known (US). You may also check Atif Aslam Age, Height & Body Measurements.

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A. R. Rahman Height, Weight, Age, Bio, Body Stats, Net Worth & Wiki

Born Name Allah Rakha Rahman
Nickname Isai Puyal and The Mozart of Madras
Profession Singer, Music Director,
Current Age 53 years old
Date of Birth January 6, 1967
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Height & Weight
Height (in Feet-Inches) 5 feet 5 inches
Height (in Meters) 1.65 m
Height (in Centimeters) 165 cm
Weight (in Kilograms) 70 kg
Weight (in Pounds) 154 lbs
Body Measurements, Figure & Physical Stats
  Chest Size 39 Inches Waist Size 33 Inches Biceps Size 12 Inches
Sexual Orientation Not Known
Body Shape Straight
Money Factor
Net Worth $280 million
Salary 5-8 crore/film (INR)
Educational Qualification Degree in Western Classical Music
School Padma Seshadri Bal Bhavan, Chennai
College Madras Christian College, Chennai Trinity College of Music, Oxford University, United Kingdom
University Not Known
Family & Relatives
Father R. K. Shekhar (Music Composer)
Mother Kareema Beegum
Brother N/A
Sister A. R. Reihana, Fathima Rafiq and Ishrath Qadri
Other Relatives Not Known
Marriage, Affairs & Children
Marital Status Married
Spouse/Partner Saira Banu
Affairs/Dating/Relation Not Known
Children Daughter- Khatija and Rahima Son- Ameen
Career Highlights
Likes & Dislikes
Hobbies Playing keyboard
Likes Not Known
Dislikes Not Known
Contact Address
Address Kodambakkam, Chennai
Phone Number Not Share Publicly
Mobile Number Not Share Publicly
E-mail Not Available
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Social Media Profile
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/arrahman/
Twitter https://twitter.com/arrahman
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/arrahman/?hl=en
Google+ https://www.instagram.com/arrahman/?hl=en

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