A R Rahman was photographed on the sets of The Kapil Sharma Show in Mumbai on Thursday and he had a lot of fun with Kapil and the rest of the cast. Rahman also posed for a photograph with the cast and crew of the film
The first Hridaynath Award was presented to Lataji. Ashaji, Amitabh Bachchan and veteran actress Sulochana have also received this award in the past. In 2009, Rahman won the Oscar for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, sharing it with lyricist Gulzar, for Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire
Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai will present the fifth Hridaynath award to Mr Rahman on the birth anniversary of Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, the younger brother of legendary playback singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. The first Hridaynath Award was presented to Lataji
The music maestro made history when he became the first Indian to win two Oscars in a year in 2009 for Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire
"If I played some tune, he would be like, 'What's this?'," said AR Rahman
Darshana says singing for AR Rahman is special because he knows "how to get the best of a vocalist"
India's official entry in Best Film in Foreign Language category, Liar's Dice, didn't make the final cut
India is entirely absent from the list of nominees for the Oscars this year
AR Rahman says he is not thinking about directing the yet-to-be-titled film but only scripting and co-producing it
Four songs composed by Rahman - one from The 100 Foot Journey and three from Million Dollar Arm - could make it to the list of final five nominees, to be announced on January 15
The film, which has the backdrop of water scarcity and tells the story of Bakka, a person gifted with a special ability to find water in the desert, features in the reminder list of productions eligible for the 87th Academy Awards.
Rahman's scores for Rajinikanth's animated film Kochadaiiyaan and Hollywood films The 100-Foot Journey and Million Dollar Arm make it to the list of 114 music scores in the running for the final five nominees at the Oscars