Big honour for Rahman

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Big honour for Rahman

Academy Award winning music composer AR Rahman will be soon conferred with yet another honor and this time, he has won the prestigious Fukuoka (Grand) Prize.

Right from 1990, organizers of Fukuoka Prize has been honoring the outstanding work of individuals and organizations, who persevere Asian culture and promote it across the globe.

'By his world-famous music, A R Rahman has opened up a new arena for film music, and has become a driving-force of this field to gain it a new recognition.

His bold fusion of traditional South Asian, classical Western and popular contemporary American hip-hop and other music has created a number of unforgettable tunes with pleasing melodies and a powerful beat.

They have become synonymous with the films for which he wrote them, and resonate in many hearts”, mentioned the official website of Fukuoka Prize.

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