August 3rd, 2011

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A R Rahman

One of the most talented music directors to shine in the tamizh film industry's firmament is the still-young

A R RAHMAN

If you read that wiki entry, you'll realize how apt the term "isai puyal" (storm of music) is...he's truly taken the music and movie world by storm.


A's friend Madhu sent a video of Rahman's song being performed by the Oakland choir, which is what brought about this post....





http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._R._Rahman


Here's the poet, Vaali, reciting a verse about Rahman at a fundraiser for the battle against cancer. It is a gem of the word-play that is a hallmark of tamizh oratory




Thank you, Madhu, for a wonderful start to my day, by sending that video!