Double Oscar and Grammy winning music director A R Rahman celebrates his birthday today. He has also won four National Film Awards,​ ​a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and sixteen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the country’s third highest civilian award Padma Bhushan also​.​

A R Rahman started his career by composing music for documentaries and advertisements. His big break was Mani Ratnam’s Roja. Roja was the start of a life long association and the duo have worked on some amazing musical score since then. He has scored music for​ ​Mandarin films like Warriors of Heaven and Earth and his first British movie was Elizabeth: The Golden Age. His music has been used in films like​ ​Inside Man, Lord of War, Divine Intervention​ ​and The Accidental Husband.​ ​He won international acclaim for Slumdog Millionare which fetched him two Oscars and a Golden Globe. His films Million Dollar Arm and The Hundred Foot Journey​ ​were nominated for the Oscars.

In 2017 he scored​ music for Mani Ratnam’s Kaatru Veliyidai , Vijay’s Mersal​, Sachin – Billion Dreams and Mom. His upcoming films include Mani Ratnam’s next, Vijay 62, 2.0 and his debut production 99 songs

​We wish A R Rahman a very Happy Birthday​.