AR Rahman

Timelines
SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

26 Sep 2020

SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's last rites were held in Chennai on Saturday afternoon along with a 72-gun salute by the Tamil Nadu Police.

'Atkan Chatkan': Scrap-beating virtuoso makes noise, loses to same-old story

14 Sep 2020

'Atkan Chatkan': Scrap-beating virtuoso makes noise, loses to same-old story

Since ages, Bollywood has been peddling mediocre music and worthless item songs.

After Rahman, Resul Pookutty says Bollywood ignored him as well

27 Jul 2020

After Rahman, Resul Pookutty says Bollywood ignored him as well

Oscar award-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has opened up about how Bollywood sidelined him after he won the coveted accolade.

All that happened in the entertainment world today

26 Jul 2020

All that happened in the entertainment world today

On Sunday, news in the world of entertainment was about Hollywood bidding farewell to a veteran star, Amitabh Bachchan sharing fresh thoughts from the hospital, and more loved-up reactions for Sushant Singh Rajput's swan song Dil Bechara.

Kangana supports Rahman after he calls out Bollywood 'gangs'

26 Jul 2020

Kangana supports Rahman after he calls out Bollywood 'gangs'

One realizes that the infighting has really hit home when AR Rahman, a man of few words who prefers speaking through his talent, opens up against the industry.

'Dil Bechara' review: Sushant's charm, love, and the heartache

25 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' review: Sushant's charm, love, and the heartache

There are a few films capable of evoking as many diverse emotions as is Dil Bechara, that marks the ever-brilliant Sushant Singh Rajput's final offering to us.

'Dil Bechara': Here's all about Sushant Singh Rajput's final film

24 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara': Here's all about Sushant Singh Rajput's final film

There was never someone like Sushant Singh Rajput, and there won't ever be another. Hence, the buzz around his final movie is quite understandable.

'Dil Bechara' team pays musical tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput

22 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' team pays musical tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput

Just days ahead of the release of this year's most anticipated film, Dil Bechara, the movie's music team, led by maestro AR Rahman, came together for a virtual concert to pay tribute to its star and late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

'Dil Bechara' music album: Maestro Rahman at his best!

11 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' music album: Maestro Rahman at his best!

Anything remotely related to Dil Bechara, Sushant Singh Rajput's final film, is being cherished by fans. Such was the charm of the man!

'Dil Bechara' title track: An ode to Sushant's undying charm

10 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' title track: An ode to Sushant's undying charm

The last song that Sushant Singh Rajput shot for, Dil Bechara, from the eponymous upcoming movie, is now out!

Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' becomes most liked film trailer on YouTube

07 Jul 2020

Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' becomes most liked film trailer on YouTube

The trailer of Sushant Singh Rajput's final film, Dil Bechara is a smash hit!

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

04 May 2020

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.

'Masakali 2.0': Sidharth Malhotra believes the criticism is reasonable

13 Apr 2020

'Masakali 2.0': Sidharth Malhotra believes the criticism is reasonable

Even with the entire world at standstill, Tanishk Bagchi still managed to spark a major controversy.

Mohit Chauhan breaks his silence on the 'Masakali 2.0' fiasco

11 Apr 2020

Mohit Chauhan breaks his silence on the 'Masakali 2.0' fiasco

Clearly, nobody is happy with the new Masakali song.

'Masakali 2.0': Reminding of efforts, Rahman gracefully slams new version

09 Apr 2020

'Masakali 2.0': Reminding of efforts, Rahman gracefully slams new version

Tanishk Bagchi has done it again!

Amid Tablighi Jamaat row, AR Rahman speaks against religious congregations

02 Apr 2020

Amid Tablighi Jamaat row, AR Rahman speaks against religious congregations

After an Islamic religious event in Delhi emerged as a super-spreader of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, celebrated music composer and singer AR Rahman spoke against such congregations, in wake of the ongoing pandemic.

'Atrangi Re': Sara, Dhanush to shoot in Bihar and Madurai

12 Feb 2020

'Atrangi Re': Sara, Dhanush to shoot in Bihar and Madurai

Bollywood director Aanand L Rai's next film, Atrangi Re, starring Sara Ali Khan, Tamil actor Dhanush, and Akshay Kumar, will be filmed in Bihar and Madurai.

'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

07 Feb 2020

'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

In one particular scene of Shikara, a Kashmiri militant tells his best friend, a Kashmiri Pandit, "Mai apne abba ko nahi bacha paya, tu apne abba ko bacha le, India chala ja."

Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

27 Jan 2020

Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

The makers of Shikara have dropped the second trailer.

'Shikara': Vidhu Chopra's comeback film on exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

07 Jan 2020

'Shikara': Vidhu Chopra's comeback film on exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

Almost three decades back, India witnessed one of the biggest mass human exoduses in its independent history - the 1989-1990 forced exodus of Kashmir Pandits.

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

06 Jan 2020

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

Call him what you may, Mozart of Madras, Isai Puyal (musical storm) or Allah Rakha Rahman, he rules over millions of hearts.

2019 Forbes Celebrity 100: Virat Kohli beats them all

19 Dec 2019

2019 Forbes Celebrity 100: Virat Kohli beats them all

Leaving behind Bollywood biggies, Team India captain Virat Kohli occupied the top position on the 2019 Forbes Celebrity 100 list, that was released today.

Explained: What is the controversy around Hindi 'imposition'?

05 Jun 2019

Explained: What is the controversy around Hindi 'imposition'?

Who would have thought that languages, of which there is no dearth in India, would become BJP 2.0's first controversy?

Priyanka to star in Avengers' director Joe Russo's next?

02 Apr 2019

Priyanka to star in Avengers' director Joe Russo's next?

The much awaited Avengers: Endgame is all set to hit the screens in India on April 26, and the team is busy promoting the movie extensively in the country, which has a huge base of Marvel fans.

Rahman's double-Oscar win completes ten years, musician shares interesting anecdotes

05 Feb 2019

Rahman's double-Oscar win completes ten years, musician shares interesting anecdotes

AR Rahman created history in 2009 by becoming the first ever Indian to win two Academy Awards in a single night but the music composer says on the eve of the ceremony, he was "starving" to look in shape.

Moments when a billion Indians feel the most patriotic

26 Jan 2019

Moments when a billion Indians feel the most patriotic

Every year, I cry when I see the Republic Day parade and I know I am not the only one. The fact that everyone in my office is playing patriotic songs is a testament to that.

When Kapil Sharma appreciated PM Modi's sense of humor

20 Jan 2019

When Kapil Sharma appreciated PM Modi's sense of humor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met a host of Bollywood stars during the inauguration of National Museum of Indian Cinema on Saturday.

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

06 Jan 2019

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

Call him what you may, Mozart of Madras, Isai Puyal (musical storm) or Allah Rakha Rahman, he rules over millions of hearts.

Watch video: New brides Priyanka, Deepika recreate 'Pinga' moment

21 Dec 2018

Watch video: New brides Priyanka, Deepika recreate 'Pinga' moment

Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas' wedding celebrations are in full swing. After a grand wedding in Jodhpur, the newlyweds hosted their second reception in Mumbai on Thursday.

Meet the man who produced India's most expensive film '2.0'

19 Dec 2018

Meet the man who produced India's most expensive film '2.0'

Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth-starrer 2.0 has been creating a buzz since the start.

These Hollywood stars could attend Nick and Priyanka's wedding

30 Nov 2018

These Hollywood stars could attend Nick and Priyanka's wedding

Wedding bells are ringing for Bollywood stars, recently Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh got hitched in a dreamy Italian wedding.

#BoxOfficePredictions: '2.0' might beat 'Thugs of Hindostan' opening, say experts

29 Nov 2018

#BoxOfficePredictions: '2.0' might beat 'Thugs of Hindostan' opening, say experts

2.0 is the upcoming mega-budget movie starring Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth. It releases on November 29, 2018.

#TamashaTurnsThree: Remembering 'Agar Tum Saath Ho' and its million emotions

27 Nov 2018

#TamashaTurnsThree: Remembering 'Agar Tum Saath Ho' and its million emotions

When Tamasha released on this day, three years ago, the expectations were sky high.

I'm a Brahmin-woman fighting patriarchy. Twitter-CEO Jack has disappointed me

21 Nov 2018

I'm a Brahmin-woman fighting patriarchy. Twitter-CEO Jack has disappointed me

As the headline of this story may have told you, I am a Brahmin woman. I have had my share of patriarchal experiences in this world, and the Twitterverse.

Hockey World Cup opening ceremony: Online ticket sale starts tomorrow

19 Nov 2018

Hockey World Cup opening ceremony: Online ticket sale starts tomorrow

The online ticket sale for the grand opening ceremony of Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup in Bhubaneswar will begin from November 20 (tomorrow), according to Hockey India.

Had suicidal thoughts till 25 years of age: AR Rahman

04 Nov 2018

Had suicidal thoughts till 25 years of age: AR Rahman

Before the country recognized the talent of AR Rahman, the celebrated composer says there was a phase in his life where he felt like a failure and thought about ending his life almost every day.

#2Point0Trailer: It's massive, Rajinikanth and Akshay in their best forms

03 Nov 2018

#2Point0Trailer: It's massive, Rajinikanth and Akshay in their best forms

Bring Rajinikanth, the megastar idolized by millions, and Akshay Kumar, the superstar adored by an equal number, and you are sure to get something which is massive in every sense.

AR Rahman supports Bollywood's #MeToo movement with a powerful message

23 Oct 2018

AR Rahman supports Bollywood's #MeToo movement with a powerful message

Bollywood's #MeToo movement has engulfed the nation ever since Tanushree Dutta accused Nana Patekar of sexual harassment.

Rahman, Gulzar to create Hockey Men's World Cup title song

21 Sep 2018

Rahman, Gulzar to create Hockey Men's World Cup title song

Grammy award winner AR Rahman and legendary poet-lyricist Gulzar are once again collaborating, this time for the official song of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup, Bhubaneswar 2018.

#2Point0Teaser: Rajinikanth as Chitti, Akshay as Crow Man

13 Sep 2018

#2Point0Teaser: Rajinikanth as Chitti, Akshay as Crow Man

Finally, the wait is over! The auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi has brought with it the release of the much-awaited teaser of Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer '2.0'.