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Birthday Tribute: Celebrating AR Rahman's Magical Journey Through His Soulful Music [WATCH]

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| January 6 , 2018 , 13:58 IST

The music maestro AR Rahman's soulful music knows no bound, be it the language or style. The noted musician has aced many styles during his awe-inspiring career from the rock, pop, dance, country to the classics music. His breathtaking fusion of Indian classical music with world music often makes the listeners lose their senses.

The sensational singer who made the nation proud by claiming two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe turns 51 today. Paying a special tribute to the 'Jai Ho' hitmaker, we present to you some of his note-worthy compositions which won over the millennials for the quirky Indianness and electronic beats.

Rehna Tu – Delhi 6

This heart-touching track of Delhi 6 sung by Rahman, Benny Dayal and Tanvi was also composed by the celebrated musician himself. Penned by Prasoon Joshi, the beautiful song features Rahman's quirkiness distinguishing the number from his contemporary works.

Nadaan Parindey – Rockstar

Imtiaz Ali's musical drama Rockstar was one of the most ambitious projects taken up by Rahman. In a film with multiple tracks, 'Nadaan Parindey' stood out due to its beautiful lyrics penned by Irshad Kamil, sung by Mohit Chauhan and composed by Rahman.

'Khoon Chala' – Rang De Basanti

Aamir Khan's 'Rang De Basanti' was another one of Rahman's most loved albums of Rahman's with each song garnering equal admiration by the listeners. 'Khoon Chala' marked the resurgence of Mohit Chauhan, thanks to the brilliant composition.

 Dil Se Re – Dil Se..

Gulzar and AR Rahman's magical pairing often creates history whenever they come together. Crooned by Rahman himself, 'Dil Se Re' is another one of his classics with the legendary lyricist which won over the listeners.

Agar Tum Saath Ho – Tamasha

Tamasha was a film which brought together a group of extraordinary talents. In the soulful track 'Agar Tum Saath Ho' sung by Alka Yagnik and Arijit Singh, this AR Rahman composition is one of his best songs capturing various emotions beautifully.