Musical tribute to AR Rahman's legacy of soulful music

Saturday, 4 January 2014 - 2:24pm IST | Place: Chennai | Agency: IANS
To mark double Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman's 48th birthday Monday, Raindropss - a youth-based social organisation - will honour three musicians at the Isai Tamizha Awards 2014.

To mark double Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman's 48th birthday Monday, Raindropss - a youth-based social organisation - will honour three musicians at the Isai Tamizha Awards 2014.

The awards ceremony is scheduled for Sunday at Spencer Plaza.

"Inspired by AR Rahman's social life and musical achievements, team Raindropss has planned to celebrate his 48th birthday by presenting Isai Tamizha Awards aimed at felicitating musicians and instrumentalists from the music industry," read a statement from Raindropss.

"Rahman's sister AR Reihana will preside over the musical celebrations to be held in appreciation of the Mozart of Madras," the statement read further.

This year's Isai Tamizha awardees include carnatic musician Anayampatti S. Ganeshan, violinist Kalyan and guitarist Kabuli.

Playback singers and contestants of reality show "Isai Medhai" will be performing the superhits of Rahman at the event, which is expected to be attended by leading celebrities and musicians of the industry.


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