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AR Rahman and Mick Jagger form supergroup

New York: Academy award winning Indian musician A R Rahman has joined forces with rock legend Mick Jagger, `Eurythmics star` Dave Stewart, Damian Marley and Joss Stone to form a supergroup.

The double Oscar winning `Jai Ho` hitmaker has been secretly recording with the `Rolling Stones` frontman, Bob Marley`s youngest son and British soul singer Stone, reported
New York Post online.

"They just finished a record and their first video and are talking to major labels about a deal. The name for the band at the moment is `Super Heavy`," said a source close to
the quintet.

"Each member has a very distinct and different style, but it works. Mick has been recording with Dave for a while, and both worked with Joss in the past," added the source.

Rahman, who also won two Grammies for his music in the Mumbai based potboiler `Slumdog Millionaire`, had also collaborated with American music icon Michael Bolton for the latter`s new album releasing this June.

`Gems-the duet collection` by Bolton features a melody by Rahman along with works of global pop superstar, Seal, Australian singing sensation, Delta Goodrem and late vocalist
Eva Cassidy.

Rahman`s earlier international collaborations include The Pussycat Dolls, Akon and a star-studed second version of Michael Jackson`s `We Are the World.

PTI

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