A R Rahman

August 3, 2011

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


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….


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!