Fan to get opportunity to sing with AR Rahman

Last Updated: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 21:23

Dubai: A contest titled Sing like a star with AR Rahman, is to be held here where one deserving winner will get the opportunity to sing live on stage with the music maestro.

The contest which has been sponsored by a leading bank, will be held on December 9. Auditions for the contest, will be held on November 23 where aspiring contestants will sing the popular song: `Phir se ud chala` from the recent movie `Rockstar`, the music for which has been composed by Rahman.

The contest will open the doors of opportunity for several talented singers," said Vikram Krishna, Head, Group Marketing, Emirates NBD.

Ten top finalists will be shortlisted to meet and perform for AR Rahman, who will select the winner of the contest.

The grand prize winner will receive training and tips from the Oscar winning music composer ahead of the live performance.

Rahman, who began his film career in the early 1990s, has sold more than 300 million records worldwide. He has won two Academy Awards, two Grammys, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe, four National Film Awards, 14 Filmfare Awards and 13 Filmfare Awards (South India), in addition to numerous other awards and nominations.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 21:23

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