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Rahman Birthday Special: Everything you should know about music maestro; find out his top 10 Bollywood albums

Happy Birthday AR Rahman: Born on 6th January 1966, AR Rahman or Allah Rakha Rahman is a great Indian music maestro. Read on to know more!

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New Delhi Updated on: January 05, 2019 22:13 IST
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Rahman Birthday Special: Everything you should know about music maestro; find out his top 10 Bollywood albums

Allah Rakha Rahman, who is popularly known as AR Rahman, is a great Indian music maestro. Born on January 6, 1966, his works are notable for integrating Eastern classical music with electronic music sounds, world music genres and traditional orchestral arrangements.

Rahman, who is the world's most prominent and prolific film music composer by Time, has won two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe, four National Film Awards, 15 Filmfare Awards and 13 Filmfare Awards South in addition to numerous other awards and nominations.

Padma Bhushan awardee, Rahman has worked with many influential Indian poets and lyricists such as Javed Akhtar, Gulzar, Vairamuthu and Vaali. The musician has also contributed in hit Bollywood films in collaboration with great filmmakers like Deepa Mehta, Mani Ratnam, Ashutosh Gowariker, Subhash Ghai, Imtiaz Ali and others.

This is why today we bring you an exclusive list of top ten Bollywood films in which AR Rahman has contributed with his musical pieces!

Rangeela | Rangeela Re

Dil Se | Chaiyya Chaiyya

Taal | Taal Se Taal

Lagaan | Radha Kaise Na Jale

Swades | Ye Jo Des Hai Tera

Rang De Basanti | Masti Ki Paathshala

Guru | Barso Re

Slumdog Millionaire | Jai Ho

Rockstar | Sadda Haq

Highway | Patakha Guddi

Thus, these are a few songs ranging from different genres which should be, should be in your playlist for any mood!

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