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A R Rahman

A. R. Rahman, Musician, Oscar award winner
April 01, 2019

A. R. Rahman: The Man Behind The Music

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Dabboo Ratnani. Styling by Nitasha Gaurav. Fashion Assistants: Saloni Parekh, Lavanya Joshi and Simran Kumar. Hair and Make-Up: Nandini Jadhav. Location Courtesy: Hyatt Regency Mumbai

His creative genius has conjured up a host of rhythmic offerings — from soul-stirring notes and romantic ditties to pulsating rhythms and foot-stomping beats. Over the years, A. R. Rahman has captured the imagination of countless fans, not just in India but worldwide as well. Interacting with the Oscar award winner in his Chennai home, Verve delves into the mind of the maestro
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Rang De Basanti
August 16, 2014

Modern Anthems

Text by Shashi Baliga

Verve looks at the Hindi movies which celebrate being Indian with their new take on nationalism
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A R Rahman, Music Composer

A R Rahman: The Alchemist

Text by Supriya Nair. Photographs by Bajirao Pawar / RollingStone Magazine

There are those who bring the world home to India, and those who take India out to the world. But no one has done both as successfully as Allah Rakha Rahman. In a profile that looks back at over two decades of his music, Verve examines just how his work became a soundtrack for a changing country – and a film industry
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A. R. Rahman, Music Director

The sound of success

Text by Mamta Badkar. Illustration By Bappa

A. R. Rahman’s enthralling score has won him a Golden Globe, but his genre blending melodies began touring the world long before Slumdog Millionaire was conceived. Verve pays tribute to the reclusive composer and philanthropist
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