Today is the 55th birthday of Music Director AR Rahman. Here are five Hollywood movies he wrote music for. AR Rahman, nicknamed “The Mozart of Madras”, celebrates his 55th birthday today. ‘Roja’, ‘Bombay’, ‘Rang De Basanti’, ‘Dil Se…’ and ‘Rockstar’ to name a few have some of the most memorable and important soundtracks in the world. history of Indian cinema.
The 2008 British drama film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, based on the story of 18-year-old Jamal Malik from the Mumbai slums, who takes part in the reality TV show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, is adapted from the novel ‘Q & A” by Vikas Swarup. ‘ For the amazing soundtrack, AR rahman won two Oscars: Best Original Score and Best Original Song for ‘Jai Ho’. Dev Patel, Anil Kapoor, Freida Pinto and the late actor Irrfan Khan appeared in Danny Boyle’s film.
“Couples Retreat” is a comedy-drama directed by Vince Vaughn and stars Jon Favreau, Kristin Davis and Kristen Bell. rahman composed fifteen original songs for the film, which follows four couples vacationing at a tropical resort where treatment approaches are needed. Critics praised the album and it was well received.
In 2010, rahman teamed up with Danny Boyle for the biographical survival drama film Aron Ralston, which is based on the legendary mountaineer’s true incident in which he was trapped by a boulder in a remote canyon in the Utah, United States. In the movie ‘127 Hours’, James Franco plays Ralston. The theme song “If I Rise” was nominated for the Oscar for Best Original Song and Best Score for the album.
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