Mumbai: Music maestro AR Rahman on Monday mentioned he was given a particular tribute on the forty third Cairo Worldwide Movie Pageant (CIFF) for his contribution within the discipline of music.
The acclaimed composer, who is likely one of the most globally well-liked Indian artists, is thought for his musical prowess throughout completely different movie industries like Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Hollywood.
AR Rahman, 54, took to Instagram to share the information about him receiving the honour on the movie gala together with his followers.
Thanks @cairofilms #ellapugazumiraivanukke, he wrote, together with two photos, considered one of himself on the pageant and the opposite of the certificates, which learn, Particular tribute certificates to the Indian composer A R Rahman for his inventive contribution that span each cinema and music’.
Up to now, AR Rahman has received quite a few laurels together with six Nationwide Movie Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award.
In 2010, the Indian authorities had awarded him the Padma Bhushan, the nation’s third-highest civilian award.
Rahman’s film-scoring profession started with the Tamil movie Roja , helmed by Mani Ratnam, and following that he went on to attain a number of songs for Tamil and Telugu language films.
Later he forayed in Bollywood with Ram Gopal Varma’s Rangeela (1995). A few of his greatest soundtracks in Hindi embrace critically acclaimed movies corresponding to Guru , Rockstar , Dil Se , Roja , Lagaan , Raanjhanaa amongst many others.
Rahman created historical past in 2009 by changing into the primary ever Indian to win two Academy Awards one for the unique rating for Danny Boyle-directed drama Slumdog Millionaire and the opposite for the massively well-liked observe Jai Ho’ which he shared with eminent lyricist Gulzar — in a single evening.
Two years later, he was once more nominated on the Oscars within the unique rating and music classes for Boyle’s 2011 film 127 Hours .
AR Rahman has additionally ventured into movie manufacturing, with the musical-drama 99 Songs starring Lisa Ray, Manisha Koirala, Aditya Seal, amongst others. It arrived in theatres on April 16 this 12 months.
The oldest working movie pageant within the Center East and Africa, the CIFF opened on November 26 and can conclude on December 5.