Happy birthday A R Rahman

As Rahman turns 49 today, a look at some of his ra... more

As we celebrate his birthday, Rahman closes Intel’s keynote at Consumer Electronic Show 2016 with an electrifying performance where he turned his fingertips into guitars with Intel Curie. Reuters
1/7As we celebrate his birthday, Rahman closes Intel’s keynote at Consumer Electronic Show 2016 with an electrifying performance where he turned his fingertips into guitars with Intel Curie. Reuters
All the singing stalwarts in one frame: (from l to r) Saddiq Khan Langa, M. Balamurali Krishna, Bhupen Hazarika, Pandit Jasraj, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Hariharan, Jagjit Singh and A R Rahman. HT
2/7All the singing stalwarts in one frame: (from l to r) Saddiq Khan Langa, M. Balamurali Krishna, Bhupen Hazarika, Pandit Jasraj, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Hariharan, Jagjit Singh and A R Rahman. HT
Young A R Rahman with musician and playback singer Yesudas. Hindustan
3/7Young A R Rahman with musician and playback singer Yesudas. Hindustan
Rahman poses with his two Academy Awards at the Fox Searchlight official Slumdog Millionaire and The Wrestler post the Oscar party on February 22, 2009 in Hollywood. AFP
4/7Rahman poses with his two Academy Awards at the Fox Searchlight official Slumdog Millionaire and The Wrestler post the Oscar party on February 22, 2009 in Hollywood. AFP
Indian Bollywood sound designer Resul Pookutty (L), A.R.Rahman (C) and lyricist, Gulzar (R). The trio had worked together for the song ‘Jai Ho!’ which won the Academy award in 2008 for Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire. AFP
5/7Indian Bollywood sound designer Resul Pookutty (L), A.R.Rahman (C) and lyricist, Gulzar (R). The trio had worked together for the song ‘Jai Ho!’ which won the Academy award in 2008 for Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire. AFP
Former president Prathiba Patil presenting the Padma Bhushan to Indian musician and Oscar award winner AR Rahman at The Presidential House in New Delhi on 31 March, 2010. AFP
6/7Former president Prathiba Patil presenting the Padma Bhushan to Indian musician and Oscar award winner AR Rahman at The Presidential House in New Delhi on 31 March, 2010. AFP
A R Rahman and wife Saira Banu attending an event in Hollywood in 2011. AFP
7/7A R Rahman and wife Saira Banu attending an event in Hollywood in 2011. AFP
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