Sami Yusuf, a popular singer of international repute, has said in an interview that he is happy to work with the Oscar winner AR Rahman in the Iranian film, Muhammad, directed by Majid Majidi of Children of Heaven fame.

The singer has said that when he received a call from the music composer to lend his vocals for the song, he was way too excited and agreed immediately. Pointing out that they have mutual respect for each other, Sami Yusuf  added that he is one big fan of AR Rahman. Muhammad, incidentally, is a film based on the life of Prophet Muhammad.