A.R. Rahman’s 43rd birthday a low key affair

A.R. Rahman turned 43 on Tuesday as television and FM channels played special programmes to mark the day but the music maestro said the celebrations were low key due to Muharram. Speaking at the South India launch of a mobile phone, Rahman said the day was usual for him and … Read more

Famous music composer A. R. Rahman turns 43

India’s renowned singer-music composer AR Rahman turned 43 on January 6, 2009. Rahman, who has also been honored by the title ’Mozart of Madras’, was born as A. S. Dileep Kumar on January 6, 1966 in Chennai. His birth name A. S. Dileep Kumar was turned to Allah Rakkha Rahman … Read more

Hollywood has tough competition to Bollywood in 2009

NEW DELHI: Although Bollywood has an array of big-ticket films lined up for release in 2009, Hollywood could prove tough competition with an assorted platter of movies to woo Indian audiences, including “Changeling”, “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Seven Pounds”. Bollywood films usually have an upper hand over international films in India, … Read more

Will Smith eyeing Bollywood project

14790062_willsmith_nov0408_225x300.jpgHollywood actor Will Smith is determined to fulfill his promise to star in a Bollywood movie. He has been taking advice from Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, reports contactmusic.com. Boyle turned his hand to making a film in India with his latest project, which was shot in Mumbai and the … Read more