Even 2 decades later, A. R. Rahman’s magic continues, from composing scores for documentaries and jingles for advertisements and Indian television channels to composing the score and soundtrack for his Tamil film, Roja his journey has been mesmerizing.
A. R. Rahman introduced the kind of music which was not only appreciated by Indians but the whole World loved and appreciated it as well. His devotion and dedication for music is beyond compare. His spirituality and soulful songs makes him different from rest of of the World.
Here are some of his best soulful songs which are beyond Regions and Religions.
‘Ik Onkar’ from ‘Rang De Basanti’ released in 2006 is one of those songs which will soothe you with it’s strong vibes. Close eyes to this masterpiece to find real You.
‘Kun Faya Kun’ (means “Be ,and it is”) from the movie ‘Rockstar’ is a beautiful example of a ‘sufi’ song. Beautifully picturised song shows that the whole World is your Home, Accept it and the World will Embrace you!
‘Piya Haji Ali’ one more beautiful Qawwali from his early songs from the Movie ‘Fiza’. This soulful song is a tribute to Haji Ali Dargah from Mumbai which is a sacred place for all of the Humanity.
Yet another Sufi Devotional song ‘Khwaja Mere Khwaja’ sung by A. R. Rahman himself from the Movie Jodha Akbar is a beautifully picturised song, This devotional song gives a message to let yourself go and you will find Almighty
O Paalanhaare an Indian devotional masterpiece from ‘Lagaan’ with Mesmerizing voice of Lata Mangeshkar, A song that resurrects a hope and assurance of Life.
Yet another beautiful Qawwali ‘Muala Mere Maula’ from the Movie ‘Delhi 6’ is an example of how much soul A. R. Rahman puts into his music which makes him the master of his Art.
A.R.Rahman spins his magic on an absolute scorcher, with Jordanian singer –Farah Siraj along with Nepalese Buddhist Nun Ani Choying. With the traditional Nepalese Buddhist hymn forming the base of the song, layered with a traditional Jordanian melody, and bridged seamlessly with composition written by A.R.Rahman, this song truly brings together diverse cultures and musical genres.
A. R. Rahman is more than just a Great Musician, His Devotion towards his work reflects through his songs. We are grateful to A. R. Rahman for taking all if us closer to True Almighty.