Rahman`s biography to hit stands soon
Mumbai, June 05: A biography on Oscar winning music composer A R Rahman will soon hit the stands.
Titled `A R Rahman: The Musical Storm`, the book is claimed to be the first "authorised" biography of Rahman.
The biography written by Chennai-based Kamini Mathai will be published by Penguin India.
The book says about the death of Rahman`s father RK Sekhar when he (Rahman) was nine; his efforts as a teenager to keep the family afloat by playing sessions, missing schools; his reasons for embracing Islam and turning to Sufism; his discovery by Mani Ratnam and his subsequent ascent to fame, Penguin India said in a release here today.
Earlier this year, Rahman had created history by becoming the first Indian musician to win an Oscar.
The book will be priced at Rs 499, the release added.
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