Music maestro AR Rahman’s biography AR Rahman : The Spirit of Music written by Nasreen Kabeer was released in Mumbai.
Director Mani Ratnam released the biography in the presence of Bollywood celebrities including Ashutosh Gowariker, Ramgopal Varma, Subhash Ghai, Imtiaz Ali.
Rahman recollected the difficulties he had faced one such was when his mother sold his sister’s jewellery to buy the equipment. I believe everybody comes to a halt in life. But there is a solution for everything, he noted.
Mani Ratnam gave Rahman break with his movie Roja in 1991. Prior to it, Rahman used to compose for commercials on TV.
Rahman won two Oscar Awards for the movie Slumdog Millionaire. Mani Ratnam said, “I am not only a big fan of his music but also an admirer of a human being like him.”