A. R. Rahman Date of Birth

Allah-Rakha Rahman was born as A. S. Dileep Kumar on 6 January 1967 in Tamil Nadu, India. A.R. Rehman is one of the greatest Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist. He started learning piano at the age of 4 and joined Ilayaraja’s troupe as a keyboard player at the age of 11. He also accompanied Zakir Hussain on a few world tours. He studied Western classical music and obtained a degree in music at the Trinity College of Music at Oxford University. Rehman is well known for Eastern classical with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Today, Rahman is the world’s famous musician with huge fan following. He is the Oscar and Grammy Award winning Indian musician.

A.S. Dileepkumar was born to R.K. Shekhar, who was a film-score composer and conductor for Tamil and Malayalam films. After his father’s death, he was raised by his mother, Kareema aka Kashturi. He is the uncle of composer G.V. Prakash Kumar, the son of his elder sister A. R. Reihana. Rehman has one younger sister, Fathima. He is the brother-in-law of film actor Rahman.


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A. R. Rahman Date of Birth


A. R. Rahman Date of Birth and Birth Place Details
A. R. Rahman Birthday 6 January 1967
A. R. Rahman Birth Time Not Known
A. R. Rahman Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu
A. R. Rahman Zodiac Sign Capricorn
A. R. Rahman Age in 2014  47 years
A. R. Rahman Religion Islam
A. R. Rahman Hobbies Painting, Gaming
A. R. Rahman Height 5’6″ (barefoot)
A. R. Rahman Weight 70 Kgs

Personal Life:
Rahman is married to Saira Banu and has three children Khatija, Rahima and Ameen. He converted to Islam with other members of his family in 1989 at age 23. Then he changed his name from R.S. Dileep Kumar to A.R. Rahman (Allah Rakha Rahman).

Interesting Facts:
Rahman love games next to music. His gaming companions are his three children.
He goes to Hyderabad and Nagoor Dargah with his family atleast once in 6 months.
Rahman does not let his wife or children inside the studio when he’s working.
The world knows Rahman’s first film to be “Roja”. But this is not true, his first film was “Yodha”.
The old keyboard that Rahman used to play as a teenager is still displayed in his studio.
Rahman lives in a small two-storey bungalow in Kodambakkam.
He visits an orphanage on his birthday and celebrates the day in peace.
One of the closest friends of Rahman is Mani Ratnam.
He was born as Hindu but converted to Muslim.