A.R. Rahman, the genius is undoubtedly one of the finest and prolific music composers India has ever witnessed so far.
Called “Mozart of Madras”, AR Rahman’s music has the tenacity to grip your soul and also shower you with the heavenly bliss of divine nectar called “Music.”
Known for his simplicity, compassion, and humility, AR Rahman’s quotes can awaken your heart and you can easily learn something new from them.
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Nothing Moves Like Music
“If music wakes you up, makes you think, heals you…then, I guess the music is working.”
“Music is all about transporting people; speaking a language which languages fail to express.”
Work Is Enjoyment
“I only want to do the music that motivates me to work harder.”
“When you do something with a lot of honesty, appetite and commitment, the input reflects in the output.”
God, The Almighty
“Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places.”
“I believe that whatever comes at a particular time is a blessing from God.”
Friendship, The Holiest Of All Relationship
“I am a friend when I need to be a friend, a father when I need to be a father, a musician when the music calls. I switch roles accordingly.”
“Be a good son to your parents; Be a good husband to your wife and be a good father/mother to your children, and that would make you a good friend to me.”
Life Is Simple
“No regrets. There is no time for that. Regret is boring.”
Success Is Not Only About Money
“Your best success comes after your greatest disappointment.”
“Rather than making money I believe in making people happy, all other things are secondary. Money isn’t important, creative satisfaction is.”
“Be original and find your inner voice. The rest will follow.”
“Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.”
“ All my life I have had a choice of hate and love. I chose love and I am here.”
“Rather than making money I believe in making people happy. All other things are secondary. Money isn’t important, creative satisfaction is.”
A.R. Rahman – The Journey So Far
- Born – January 6th, 1967, Madras
- Widely Known as – A.R. Rahman, Isai Puyal
- First Superhit Film – Roja (1992)
From the dusty streets of Kodambakkam to the lofty arenas of Dolby theatre
From A.S. Dileep to A.R. Rahman, he has seen it all.
“All my life, I had a choice between love and hate. I chose love, and I am here”.
- 2 Academy (Oscar) Awards
- 2 Grammy Awards
- 15 Filmfare Awards
- 16 Filmfare Awards (South)
- Highest Honor – Padma Bhushan
A.R. Rahman’s Top 10 Success Mantra
It’s more than 25 years since A.R. Rahman redefined world music. Rahman’s success story is nothing short of an inspiring story from rags to riches.
After his father’s death, A.R. Rahman carried the entire family burden on his shoulders. His mother Kareema Begum remained the main source of strength during their struggling period, from there on it was a step by step journey towards fame and glory.
Here, let’s dissect A.R Rahman’s Top 10 Rules for Fame and Success
- Keep pushing boundaries. Embrace yourself with the latest technologies.
- Stay fearless
- Be original
- Criticize yourself before others
- Never give up
- Commit yourself to a goal completely
- Set new challenges
- Learn from nature
- Be innovative
- Never stagnate, Keep it going