A R Rahman will be honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award in Mumbai on October 26. Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai will present the Fifth Hridaynath Award to Rahman on the birth anniversary of Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, the late younger brother of legendary playback singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was feted with the fourth such honour and last year it was presented to legendary actress Sulochana Tai. In 2009, 48-year-old A R Rahman won the Oscar award for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, sharing with lyricist Gulzar, for his work in Danny Boyles “Slumdog Millionaire“. The singer-composer has also won four National Awards in a career spanning over two decades.
On October 26 AR Rahman To Be Honoured With Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award:-
A R Rahman list of Awards include two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, four National Film Awards, fifteen Filmfare Awards and thirteen Filmfare Awards South. A R Rahman has been given the nickname of the Mozart of Madras.
In 2009, A R Rahman won the Oscar for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, sharing it with lyricist Gulzar, for Danny Boyle’sSlumdog Millionaire. A R Rahman has also won four National Awards in a career spanning over two decades.
Asha Bhosle, megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Sulochana Tai have also been its recipients. Meanwhile, the music maestro has also been named the Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles in appreciation of the invaluable services contributed to enhance Seychelles’s art and cultural development.