A R Rahman Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 18, 2023

Date of Birth

6 / January / 1967




Music Director Singer

A R Rahman(Allah Rakha Rahman) is an Indian Music Composer, Record Producer, Singer and songwriter. He was Born on 6 January 1967. He is regarded as one of the most talented music composers from India. His birthplace was Madras (Now Chennai), Tamil Nadu. The father of Rahman was also a composer of Tamil as well as Malayalam films.

A R Rahman Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

A R Rahmanbegan to study Piano at the age of four. He would assist his father at the studio by playing the piano. When his father passed away, at the age of 9 they took over the musical equipment of his father to earn their living. Then he was taken care of in the home of his maternal grandmother Kareema.


He is married to Saira Banu, the daughter-in-law of Tamil actor Rashin Rahman. They are parents to three kids: Khatija, Rahima, and Ameen. His older sibling, A. R. Reihana has the name of music composer G. V. Prakash Kumar. Fathima Rahman, his younger sister, is the director of his Chennai Music school. Ishrath, his eldest, has an instrument studio.

R. K. Shekhar A.R. Rahman Father

R. K. Shekhar A.R. Rahman Father

Kareema Beegum A. R. Rahman Mother

Kareema Beegum A. R. Rahman Mother

AR Raihanah A.R. Rahman Sister

AR Raihanah A.R. Rahman Sister

Ishrath Qadri A.R. Rahman Sister

Ishrath Qadri A.R. Rahman Sister

Saira Banu A. R. Rahman Wife

Saira Banu A. R. Rahman Wife

A. R. Ameen A. R. Rahman Son

A. R. Ameen A. R. Rahman Son

Khatija Rahman A.R. Rahman's Daughter

Khatija Rahman A.R. Rahman’s Daughter

Rahima Rahman A.R. Rahman Daughter

Rahima Rahman A.R. Rahman Daughter

A.R. Rahman Childhood Pic

A.R. Rahman Childhood Pic


In the past, his name was A. S. Dileep Kumar and was and he was also known as Allah Rakha Rahman. A. Rahman was born on January 6, 1967. Rahman’s birthday falls on the 6th of January 1967. A. Rahman was born on January 6, 1967. Rahman’s birthplace was Madras, Tamil Nadu. A. R. Rahman’s father, R. K. Shekhar was an orchestra conductor and film-score music composer in Tamil as well as Malayalam films. He was a member of the Mudaliar family. At age four, Rahman began his piano lessons.


He was a student at a different school called MCN before he was accepted into Madras Christian College. Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School. The school accepted him due to his musical talents and later formed a band along with some of his classmates from high school. after which he left the school it was to pursue a career in full-time music, after speaking with his mother.


He composed the music for documentaries and commercial jingles as well as Indian TV networks. Rahman was called Dileep at the time and composed the Jingles for the range of watches Allwyn launched in 1987. He also coordinated the jingles to promote some ads which later became very well-known, including the famous Titan Watches jingle.

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Career Timeline

Music in Movies Year
Aadujeevitham To Be Announce
Pippa To Be Announce
Le Musk To Be Announce
Maidaan To Be Announce
Ayalaan To Be Announce
Mili To Be Announce
Maamannan To Be Announce
Hai Yeh Woh Aatish Ghalib To Be Announce
Untitled Love story To Be Announce
Untitled Anniyan Remake To Be Announce
Untitled Period film To Be Announce
Untitled film To Be Announce
Baab To Be Announce
Heropanti 2 2022
Iravin Nizhal 2022
Malayankunju 2022
Cobra 2022
Ponniyin Selvan 2022
Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu 2022
99 Songs 2021
Mimi 2021
Navarasa 2021
House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths 2021
No Land’s Man 2021
Atrangi Re 2021
Shikara 2020
Karthik Dial Seytha Yenn 2020
Dil Bechara 2020
The Fakir Of Venice 2019
Blinded by the Light 2019
Sarvam Thaala Mayam 2019
Bigil 2019
Beyond the Clouds 2018
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam 2018
Sarkar 2018
OK Jaanu 2017
Kaatru Veliyidai 2017
Sachin: A Billion Dreams 2017
Cinema Veeran 2017
Mom 2017
Viceroy’s House 2017
Mersal 2017
Daughters of Destiny 2017
24 2016
Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada 2016
Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo 2016
Pele 2016
Mohenjo Daro 2016
O Kadhal Kanmani 2015
Tamasha 2015
Muhammad: The Messenger of God 2015
Highway 2014
Million Dollar Arm 2014
Kochadaiiyaan 2014
Lekar Hum Deewana Dil 2014
The Hundred-Foot Journey 2014
Kaaviya Thalaivan 2014
Lingaa 2014
Maryan 2013
Raanjhanaa 2013
Ekk Deewana Tha 2012
People like Us 2012
Jab Tak Hai Jaan 2012
Kadal 2012
Rockstar 2011
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa 2010
Ye Maaya Chesave 2010
Raavan 2010
Raavanan 2010
Komaram Puli 2010
Enthiran 2010
Jhootha Hi Sahi 2010
127 Hours 2010
Delhi-6 2009
Blue 2009
Couples Retreat 2009
Jodhaa Akbar 2008
Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na 2008
Ada… A Way of Life 2008
Sakkarakatti 2008
Yuvvraaj 2008
Ghajini 2008
Slumdog Millionaire 2008
Guru 2007
Provoked 2007
Bombil and Beatrice 2007
Sivaji 2007
Azhagiya Thamizh Magan 2007
Elizabeth: The Golden Age 2007
Rang De Basanti 2006
Sillunu Oru Kaadhal 2006
Varalaru 2006
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero 2005
Mangal Pandey: The Rising 2005
Anbe Aaruyire 2005
Kisna: The Warrior Poet 2005
Water 2005
Meenaxi: A Tale of Three Cities 2004
Aaytha Ezhuthu 2004
Yuva 2004
New 2004
Naani 2004
Swades 2004
Udhaya 2004
Parasuram 2003
Boys 2003
Warriors of Heaven and Earth 2003
Enakku 20 Unakku 18 2003
Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu 2003
Kangalal Kaidhu Sei 2003
Tehzeeb 2003
Alli Arjuna 2002
Kannathil Muthamittal 2002
The Legend of Bhagat Singh 2002
Baba 2002
Saathiya 2002
Kadhal Virus 2002
Zubeidaa 2001
One 2 Ka 4 2001
Lagaan 2001
Star 2001
Paarthale Paravasam 2001
Pukar 2000
Alaipayuthey 2000
Kandukondain Kandukondain 2000
Rhythm 2000
Thenali 2000
En Swasa Kaatre 1999
Padayappa 1999
Kadhalar Dhinam 1999
Sangamam 1999
Taal 1999
Jodi 1999
Earth 1999
Mudhalvan 1999
Taj Mahal 1999
Thakshak 1999
Kabhi Na Kabhi 1998
Jeans 1998
Dil Se… 1998
Doli Saja Ke Rakhna 1998
Minsara Kanavu 1997
Iruvar 1997
Daud 1997
Fire 1997
Ratchagan 1997
Love Birds 1996
Indian 1996
Anthimanthaarai 1996
Kadhal Desam 1996
Mr. Romeo 1996
Bombay 1995
Indira 1995
Rangeela 1995
Muthu 1995
Vandicholai Chinraasu 1994
Duet 1994
Super Police 1994
Gangmaster 1994
May Madham 1994
Kadhalan 1994
Pavithra 1994
Karuththamma 1994
Pudhiya Mannargal 1994
Pudhiya Mugam 1993
Gentleman 1993
Kizhakku Cheemayile 1993
Uzhavan 1993
Thiruda Thiruda 1993
Roja 1992
Yoddha 1992


Awards Years
Best Music Direction: Roja 1992
Best Music Direction: Minsara Kanavu 1996
Best Music Direction: Lagaan 2001
Best Music Direction: Kannathil Muthamittal 2002
Best Music Direction: Kaatru Veliyidai 2017
Best Music Direction: Mom 2017

A. R. Rahman Wikipedia

Allah Rakha Rahman is an Indian music record producer, composer as well as singer, and songwriter known for his work in Indian films.

A. R. Rahman’s Net Worth

Rahman Sir is about 80 million dollars or 595 billion rupees, or roughly Indian rupees (i.e. Five Hundred and Ninty Five Crore INR).

Net Worth (2023) $80 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees 595 Crore INR
Profession Singer
Monthly Income And Salary 4 Crore +
Yearly Income 50 Crore +
Last Updated 2023


Islam (converted away from Hinduism).


With this wealth, Rahman Sir doesn’t shy away from his responsibilities and is one of the most affluent income taxpayers in the country. He is charging a whopping 2 to 3 Crore for an hour-long show.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Chennai Tamil Nadu India
Children Son: Ameen
Daughters: Khatija, Rahima
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 165 CM
Height In Meter 1.65 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: R. K. Shekhar
Mother: Kareema Beegum
Profession Music Director Singer
Siblings Sisters: A. R. Reihana, Fathima Rafiq and Ishrath Qadri
Spous Saira Banu
Weight 70 Kg
154 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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