What Made AR Rahman A Musical Sensation World Over
Jan 6, 2020, 6:11 PM IST
Popularly known as the Mozart of Madras, A R Rahman is a revered music composer and singer, who most people believe possesses gifted musical sensibilities, with an ability to consistently create songs that combine both traditional and modern styles. Rahman assimilated digitized beats and other electronica, enlarged the dusty orchestra from the same old instruments to an eclectic medley of sounds, and sought inspiration from beyond our borders to make music that transcended cultural boundaries. In this episode of Culture 'Shauk' with Sunita Iyer, we revisit AR Rahman’s musical career and his outlook as a popular musical artist that blends cosmopolitan sensibilities with Indian cultural expectations.