A R Rahman celebrates 46th birthday abroad

Last Updated: Friday, January 6, 2012 - 15:49

New Delhi: Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman, who turned 46 today is currently out of the country but has thanked his fans across the world for their good wishes.

In a video link posted on his Twitter page, Rahman has said, "Hi! This is AR and wishing you a very happy 2012. Thank you for all your wishes for my birthday. I won`t be in Chennai this time, I am travelling abroad. So thank you for your kind wishes. God bless you all."

Winner of two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards and a number of laurels for his impressive body of work in Indianand international films and music, the composer has a lot to look forward in 2012 too.

He has in his kitty several southern projects like superstar Rajinikanth-Deepika Padukone starrer `Rana`, `Yohan: Adhyayam Ondru`, `Kochadaiyaan` and `Pookkadai` as well as an
untitled Hindi movie with Yash Chopra.

The musician has more than 100 film sound-tracks to his credit in several languages.
Most recently, he joined forces with Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger on `SuperHeavy`, a supergroup also featuring Joss Stone, Dave Stewart and Damian Marley.

He also composed music for the Mandarin film, `Warriors of Heaven & Earth`. Rahman`s other international film credits include `127 Hours`, `Elizabeth: The Golden Age` with Craig Armstrong and `Couples Retreat`.

PTI



First Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 - 15:49

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