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Rahman, A. R.

Overview
Works: 652 works in 1,414 publications in 12 languages and 24,310 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Survival films  Sports films  History  Romance films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Musician, Singer, Conductor, Compiler, Lyricist, Instrumentalist, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle( Visual )

43 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love
127 Hours by Danny Boyle( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes Aron Ralston's harrowing experience of being trapped for six days in Blue John Canyon in Utah and having to amputate his own right arm in order to save his life
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This uplifting story bursts with flavor, passion and heart. When the chilly chef proprietress of Michelin-starred French restaurant in southern France gets wind of a culinary immigrant opening an Indian restaurant just 100 feet from her own, her icy process escalate to all-out war between the two establishments. It's a celebration of triumph over exile as these two worlds collide and one young man tries to find the comfort of home in every spot - wherever he may be."--Container
Couples retreat by Vince Vaughn( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following failed attempts to conceive, Jason and Cynthia are contemplating divorce. In an effort to save their marriage, they book a vacation to a couples therapy retreat, called Eden. To save money they encourage their friends to join them, claiming that their friends can enjoy the party activities and not take part in the therapy. Reluctantly their friends, Dave and Ronnie, Joey and Lucy, and recently divorced Shane and his girlfriend Trudy agree. Upon their arrival to Eden they are sent to the west side of the island, but Joey learns that the east side of the island hosts a singles resort. After their first therapy session all four couples learn they have problems with their relationships. Later, Shane runs into his ex-wife, who admits she still loves him
Million Dollar Arm( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American sports agent and his partner travel to India where they hold a contest to find cricket players they can teach baseball to, in the hopes of making them Major League Baseball players
People like us by Chris Pine( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sam ... is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman whose latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down--he has a 30-year-old sister he never knew existed"--Container
Lagaan = Lagāna : once upon a time in India by Ashutosh Gowariker( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Hindi and English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story is set during the British rule over India. The farmers of India are taxed to the bone by the British. When Jack Russell announces that he will double the Lagaan (tax) from all villagers, they decide to oppose it. Leading the villagers is a young man named Bhuvan, who challenges the British to a game of cricket. The game pits veteran British cricket players against villagers, including Bhuvan, who have never played the game before, and do not even know a bat from a piece of wood. As the challenge is accepted, the interest grows and attracts Indians from all over the region, as well as the British from all over the country
Slumdog millionaire : music from the motion picture by A. R Rahman( Recording )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set and filmed in India, Slumdog Millionaire tells the story of a young uneducated man from the Dharavi slums of Mumbai who appears on the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Kaun Banega Crorepati, mentioned in the Hindi version) and exceeds people's expectations, arousing the suspicions of the game show host and of law enforcement officials.:--Wikipedia
Kandukondain kandukondain by Rajiv Menon( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Tamil and English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters attempt to find love against a backdrop of family turmoil
Jodhaa Akbar by Ashutosh Gowariker( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic telling of the sixteenth-century, politically expedient marriage between the Mogul emperor, Akbar, and the Rajput princess, Jodhaa, which became a journey of true love
Pelé by Jeff Zimbalist( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life of Brazilian soccer legend, Pelé
Rang de basanti( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story about the youth of India today. A young British filmmaker comes upon the diaries of her grandfather, who served in the British police force in India during the freedom struggle. She plans to shoot a film based on the diaries and casts a group of friends to play the roles of the revolutionaries described in the diaries. The friends cannot identify with the characters and would rather enjoy today's life than get involved in a project the seems like the stuff of textbooks
India( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dil se by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amarkanth Varma, an All India Radio reporter, is dispatched to the northeastern part of India. While waiting for a train, he meets Meghna and instantly falls in love with her. They meet again by chance but she disappears as soon as she came. Heartbroken and under pressure from his family, he agrees to marry Preeti Nair. On the day of the engagement to Preeti, Meghna shows up at his house with a private and deadly agenda of her own that will shake the very roots of the Varma family and India as a whole
Jab tak hai jaan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Hindi and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a personal diary account a carefree media professional discovers that a Indian Army man who fascinates her has a love interest tucked away in London. Will she be able to bridge the gap and get close to him? Or will his past come back to haunt?
Fire by Deepa Mehta( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Hindi and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is set in contemporary Delhi, India, in the household of a joint family which runs a fast-food and video business in the ground floor of their two-storey home. The protagonists are the two daughters-in-law, both of whom have joined the family by arranged marriage: Sita (Nandita Das), who is newly wed to the younger son Jatin (Javed Jaffrey); and Radha (Shabana Azmi), who has been married to the elder son Ashok (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) for 15 years. Both couples are unhappy. Jatin, who feels he has been pressured into marriage by the family, neglects Sita and continues to see his Chinese girlfriend. Ashok has chosen to become a tapasvin (an ascetic) after discovering that Radha is infertile, and has been using her to test his resolve in celibacy for 13 years. The two women turn to each other for solace and become lovers. Tipped off by a servant, Ashok discovers them in bed together. Sita leaves, while Radha, who wishes to explain matters to Ashok, promises to meet her at the Nizamuddin Dargah to start a new life together. In the confrontation that follows, Radha's sari catches fire from the kitchen stove and Ashok abandons her in flames. In the final scene, the two women are reunited
Swades : we, the people by Ashutosh Gowariker( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bombay by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance occurs between a south Indian Hindu man and a Muslim woman. They marry against family wishes and move to Bombay. The time period of the film is set in the December 1992-January 1993 period when the "Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid" controversy had raised racial tensions in Bombay (and other parts of India)
Gems : the duets collection by Michael Bolton( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For his 21st studio album, Michael Bolton is joined by a long list of stars for a collection of duets, including Seal, Rascal Flatts, Eva Cassidy, Laura Fabian, Paula Fernandes, and Helene Fischer
Mangal Pandey : the rising by Ketan Mehta( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1857, India awakens to the revolutionary prospect of change and self-rule. The friendship of British officer William Gordon and Mangal, an Indian infantryman in the army of the British East India Co., is challenged by a beautiful aristocrat and harsh new laws against Indian troops. Mangal becomes the focus of the Indian mutiny against British rule and takes a leadership role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857
 
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Alternative Names
A. R. Rahman compositor, productor y músico indio

A.R. Rahman Indiaas componist

A. R. Rahman Indian singer and composer

A. R. Rahman indischer Komponist von Filmmusik und Unterhaltungsmusik

A. R. Rahman indisk komponist, skodespelar og songar

A.R. Rahman indisk komponist, skuespiller og sanger

A.R. Rahman indisk kompositör, skådespelare och sångare

A. R. Rahman músic indi

A.R reman

A. R. 라만

A.R.ラフマーン

A·R·拉曼

A. S. Dileep Kumar 1966-....

Allah Rakha Rahman compositore indiano

Ar Rahman 1966-....

Kumar, A.S. Dileep

Kumar A. S. Dileep 1966-....

Malik, A. R. Rahman Daboo 1966-

Rahamāna, E. Ara

Rahamāna, E. Ara, 1966-

Rahman, Allah Rakha.

Rahman Allah Rakha 1966-....

Rahman, AR.

Rahman, AR 1966-

R̲ahmān, E. Ār

Ṟahmān, E. Ār, 1966-

Rakuman, A. R.

Rakuman A. R. 1966-....

Rehman, A. R.

Rehman A. R. 1966-....

А. Р. Рахман индийский кинокомпозитор

Рахман, Алла Ракха

اللہ رکھا رحمان

أي.أر. رحمان

ای. آر. رحمان آهنگساز، بازیگر، و خواننده هندی

اے آر رحمان

ئا. ر. راهمان

ئەی ئار ڕەحمان

ए आर रहमान

এ আর রহমান Indian singer and composer

এ. আৰ. ৰহমান

ਏ. ਆਰ. ਰਹਿਮਾਨ

એ. આર. રહેમાન

ଏ. ଆର. ରହମାନ

ఎ.ఆర్.రెహమాన్

ಎ. ಆರ್. ರಹಮಾನ್‌

എ.ആർ. റഹ്‌മാൻ

เอ. อาร์. ราห์แมน

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A.R. Rahman : the spirit of music