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Name: Rahman
DOB: May 23,1967
Birth Place: United Arab Emirates
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No of Movies: 15


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Became a thorough professional with the movie Singam II(1989).

Height:

5.10 in Feet Inches

Full Biography of Actor Rahman

Rahman (born Rashin Rahman in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) is an Indian film actor who has acted in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films. He made his debut in Koodevide (1983), and has appeared in more than 150 films. He was a popular film star in Malayalam cinema during the 1980s, and had shifted to Tamil and Telugu films during the 1990s. He did make a comeback in Malayalam films since 2004 and has acted in supporting roles in Tamil and Telugu films post 2000s.

Rahman\'s native place is in Nilambur, Malappuram district, Kerala. Rahman attended Baldwin Boys High School in Bangalore, St Joseph\'s Abudhabi in Abu Dhabi, Rex Higher Secondary School in Ooty, and M.E.S. Mampad College, Nilambur.

He is married to Mehrunnisa; they have two children, Rushda and Alisha. A. R. Rahman married actor Rahman\'s wife\'s elder sister, Saira Banu.

Rahman\'s first Malayalam film was Koodevide, which was released in 1983. It became a big hit.He acted in the films of almost all the major Malayam directors at that time. Rahman acted in several popular films including Koodevide, Kanamarayathu, Uyarangalil, Vaartha, Poomukhapadiyil Ninneyum Kathu, Ee Thanalil Ethiri Neram, Ee Lokam Evide Kure Manushyar, Kandu Kandarinju, and Aparatha. He was absent from the Malayalam film industry in the late 1990s as he concentrated on Tamil and Telugu fims. After a long absence, he acted in Mazhavil Koodaram, King Solomon and Hitlist. After another interval, he came back with the movie Dreams, playing the role of a police officer. 

Another of his comeback movie was Black, alongside Mammootty. In 2008, he completed his silver jubilee as an actor. After Black, he acted in films such as Rajamanikyam, Mahasamudram, and Bhargavacharitham Moonnam Khandam. He was the hero in films like Abraham and Lincoln and Nanma along with Kalabhavan Mani. He also acted in director Kamal\'s film Goal and Ranjith\'s Mohanlal film Rock & Roll. Another one was Moss & Cat, directed by Fazil with Dileep as his co-star. Rahman appeared in the film Kerala Cafe, in the segment titled \"Island Express\", under the debutant director Shankar Rama Krishnan (assistant director of Ranjith). Musafir, produced by Pramod Pappan, was one of Rahman\'s biggest productions and most expensive ventures to date. His latest Roshan Andrews movie Mumbai Police was big success in Kerala. Prithviraj was another hero of this film.

Rahman\'s first Tamil film was Nileve Malare, which was released in 1986; the director of the film was S. A. Chandrasekhar (Tamil actor Vijay\'s father). He subsequently appeared in Kanne Kannemuthe, Vasantharagam and Anpulla Appa (with Sivaji Ganeshan). In 1989, after appearing in Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal, Puriyatha Puthir and Nee Pathi Naan Pathi, he shifted completely to Tamil and Telugu.He was known with screen name Raghu in Telugu movies. Bharath Band is one of his big hits in Telugu. Rasaleela was the first Telugu movie Rahman acted in; it was released in 1986. In January 1987, Rahman moved from Kozhikode to Bangalore. In 1990, he moved from Bangalore to Chennai.

In 1999 he acted in the Tamil film Sangamam, directed by Suresh Krishna, which depicted the story of a feud between classical and folk dance. The music of the film was composed by A. R. Rahman. Rahman then performed in the Tamil films Raam and Thoothukudi, which were released in 2005 and 2006 respectively. The Tamil film Ethiri (2004) was the first film Rahman dubbed in his own voice. He was the villain in the Tamil film Billa, released in December 2007. 

In 2005, after a long gap in Telugu, Rahman acted in the Telugu film Dhariyam. The Telugu version of the Malayalam film Abraham Lincoln was released in Andhra Pradesh and was well received. Rahman\'s next Telugu film was Aalayam, directed by Muthyala Subbayya.

His Tamil film Vaamanan, directed by Ahmed (who has worked as assistant to director Kathir), did well throughout South India. He also acted in the Telugu remake of Billa, which released on 27 March 2009. Rahman\'s latest Tamil film is Balam, directed by Muralikrishna. Suhasini, his first heroine from the film Koodevide, appeared alongside him in this film after a gap of 25 years.

Rahman\'s next Telugu film, Simha, released worldwide on 30 April 2010. Simha went on to become the highest grosser of 2010, and the 5th highest grossing movie in the Telugu Film Industry. He appeared in Oosaravelli and Vanthaan Vendraan. He is set to star with Balakrishna.

Singam II is Rahman\'s latest Tamil film directed by Hari, starring Suriya in the title role.

Rahman received the State Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in his very first film, Koodevide. He also received the Film Critics Award and Chamber Award for this film. In 1984 he received the Kerala Film Chamber Award for Best Actor for the film Ithiri Poove Chuvanna Poove. Rahman received the Award for Trendsetter in the history of Malayalam cinema\'s 78 years at the Etisalat Everest Film awards held in Dubai in 2007. The public voted Rahman for this award from the nominations including Kamal Hassan, Sreedevi, Manju Warrier and Nadhiya.

Rahman\'s Malayalam film Manjadikkuru, directed by Anjali Menon, received two awards at the 2008 International Film Festival in Kerala.Kerala State Film Awards:Second Best Actor-1983 – Koodevide

Rahman\'s upcoming ventures in Malayalam are Lavender, Lillies of March and Ente Sathyanweshana Pareekshangal. Lavender is a love story directed by Atlas T. Ali.

News About Rahman

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    [2017-03-22 11:22:00]
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  • AR Rahman's love for Mani Ratnam
    [2017-03-21 16:31:00]
    After he was introduced by Mani Ratnam in Roja exactly 25 years ago, Rahman has come a long way. He made his name in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and...
  • Kaatru Veliyidai audio is out!
    [2017-03-20 17:25:00]
    With their successful 25 year combo, legendary filmmaker Mani Ratnam and Mozart of Madras AR Rahman have come out with the launch of the album of their ...
  • Rajinikanth's '2.0' audio launch in June?
    [2017-03-19 19:31:00]
    The much-awaited audio of Rajinikanth starrer 2.0, a sequel to his earlier hit Endhiran, would be out this June. Touted to be Tamil cinema's costliest...
  • Mani Ratnam's Kaatru Veliyidai gets a U certificate
    [2017-03-17 16:48:00]
    Mani Ratnam's Kaatru Veliyidai is censored with an 'U' without cuts for a gala release on 7 April. Starring Karthi and Aditi Rao in the lead roles, the rom-com...
  • One more feather in Rahman cap
    [2017-03-16 20:18:00]
    For the first time in India, AR Rahman's music concert tour across North America will be out as a movie across cinema halls soon...
  • A humble request from 'Thalapathy 61' team
    [2017-03-16 13:13:00]
    Vijay 61 is fast progressing and a major portion of the shoot is already complete. Produced by Sri Thenandal Movies and directed by Atlee...
  • Dhuruvangal 16 Team celebrates 75 days
    [2017-03-14 15:14:00]
    Impressed by his finesse filmmaking in Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru, I have become fan of young filmmaker Karthik Naren, said acclaimed director Gautham Menon...
  • Zee TV bags satellite rights to 2.0
    [2017-03-14 15:11:00]
    Anything and everything associated with Rajinikanth is always big and beautiful. No sooner he started the sequel to Endhiran titled 2.0, which again is directed by Shankar...

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