Kolkata, Sep 30 - Months after superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif enthralled the audience here at the Indian Premier League inauguration ceremony, the city is all geared up to witness yet another spectacle Tuesday - the opening show of musical genius A. R. Rahman's month-long India tour titled "Rahmanishq".
Mumbai, Aug 15 - Singer Chinmayi Sripada is thankful to legendary composer, singer and song-writer A. R. Rahman for getting her big break in the the southern film industry and calls him her mentor. Now her goal is to make it big in Bollywood.
"Of course, Rahman sir is my godfather. He gave me my first break at the age of 15. I sung a song for him in 'Kannathil Muthamittal' and won many awards for that song. Since then I have been singing for him including 'Raanjhanaa'," Chinmayi told IANS.
Chennai, Aug 10 - Oscar winning A. R Rahman's KM College of Music and Technology was inaugurated here Friday by Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries.
Spread across over 27,000 sq. ft, the college campus will accommodate an orchestra school for underprivileged children besides housing Rahman's KM music conservatory.
There are separate recording studios for drums, piano and string instruments.