This photo of Rajinikanth with a “little princess” has a connection A R Rahman


A R Rahman shared this throwback from Rajinikanth (courtesy arrahman)


  • A R Rahman shared an invaluable throwback photo
  • The photo stars Rajinikanth and Rahman’s daughter Khatija.
  • “‘Padayappa’, 1999 I suppose,” Rahman wrote.

New Delhi:

Every once in a while, A R Rahman shares throwback photos and when he does, they turn out to be truly epic. Oscar-winning composer recently took a trip back in time and landed sometime in 1999. Rahman came across an adorable photo of his daughter Khatija with megastar Rajinikanth. So Khatija was just a baby. “My little princess Khatija Rahman with Thalaivar,” Rahman wrote in her post. Trying to remember the year, Rahman said: “Padayappa, 1999 I guess. “A R Rahman was the musical composer for the 1999 film Padayappa, starring Rajinikanth and Sivaji Ganesan. Apart from Padayappa, A R Rahman has also composed music for Rajinikanth films such as Shivaji, Lingaa, Muthu, Enthiran Y Kochadaiiyaan.

Here’s the blast from the past that A R Rahman shared on Instagram:

AR Rahman and his wife Saira Banu married in 1997 and are also the parents of their daughter Raheema and a son named Ameen. The Rahman family often share glimpses of their throwback treasure on Instagram. Last year, A R Rahman shared this photo of his 18 year younger self..


AR Rahman, who has composed more than 100 songs in multiple languages ​​in a career spanning three decades, recently co-wrote and produced the film. 99 songs, for which he has also designed the original score. AR Rahman’s award legacy includes six national awards and several Filmfare Awards from across Bollywood and the Southern film industry, along with Oscars and Grammy Awards. He was honored with Padma Shri in 2000 and Padma Bhushan in 2010 for his contribution to Indian music and film.


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