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A. R. Rahman (Musical composer) Born, Height, Weigh, Family & More

A. R. Rahman

A. R. Rahman (musical composer) Born, Height, Weigh, Family & MoreA. R. Rahman (Born 6 January 1967)  is an Indian music composer, singer-songwriter, and also a good record producer. He is popular for his works in Indian cinema, mostly in Tamil and Hindi films, with sporadic excursions into foreign filmmaking and a Star Studios arrangement of the 20th Century Studios fanfare. He received the Padma Bhushan, the nation’s third-highest civilian award, from the Indian government in 2010. Aside from that He is a winner of six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South.

Early and personal lifestyle

Allah Rakha Rahman was born on 6 January 1967 in Madras, which is now known as Chennai. Rehman’s birth name was A. S. Dileep Kumar. His father, R. K. Shekhar and mother is Kareema. R. K. Shekhar was a conductor and film soundtrack composer for Tamil and Malayalam cinema. He was from a Mudaliar family. At the age of four, Rahman started piano lessons. He played the keyboard while helping his father in the studio. His father passed away when Rahman was 9 years old. After his father’s death, the family survived by renting out his father’s musical instruments.A. R. Rahman (musical composer) Born, Height, Weigh, Family & More

Rahman was student at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, frequently missed lessons and failed exams because he had to work to support his family. It caused him to regularly miss courses and do poorly on examinations. Rahman and his mother were therefore called, and Principal Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy advised them to concentrate on their studies regardless of their family’s situation.

A. R. Rahman was married to Sara Banu they have 3 children Khatija, Rahima and Amin. Fathima, Rahman’s younger sister, is in charge of the Chennai location of his music school. Ishrath, the youngest, has a music studio.

NameAllah Rakha Rahman
Born6 January 1967 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
OccupationMusical composer
Parent’sR. K. Shekhar, Kareema Beegum
Spouse Saira Banu
child’sKhatija RahmanA. R. AmeenRahima Rahman
Sibling’s A. R. ReihanaIshrath QadriFathima Shekhar
Height5 feet 5 Inches
Weigh70 KG

Career in Music

  • Soundtracks-Rahman first wrote music for several documentaries and jingles for commercials and Indian television networks. Rahman, who was still known as Dileep at the time, wrote the jingles for a range of watches that Allwyn released in 1987. He also orchestrated the jingles for a number of later-famous commercials, such as the well-known Titan Watches jingle in which he incorporated the melody from Mozart’s Symphony No. 25.
  • Background scores-He frequently uses modest orchestration and ambient sounds in his background compositions. In order to compose his scores, he frequently uses both modern instruments like the Shehnai, Sitar, Mrudangam, Veenai & Tabla as well as classical Indian instruments like the Harpejji, Cello, Flute, Strings, Keyboard, Finger Board, and Santoor. 

External Links

A.R.Rahman at Twitter 

A.R. Rahman at Facebook

arrahman at Instagram





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