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Rahman, A. R.

Works: 587 works in 1,042 publications in 13 languages and 15,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Epic films  Nonfiction films  Fiction  Historical films  Biography  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Conductor, Singer, Other, Compiler, Instrumentalist, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by A. R Rahman
Slumdog millionaire by Danny Boyle ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,854 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
Couples retreat by Vince Vaughn ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,446 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
People like us ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,123 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
Slumdog millionaire music from the motion picture by A. R Rahman ( Recording )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winner of the 2008 Toronto Film Festival People's Choice Award, the movie based on the story of an 18-year-old orphan who is one question away from India's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire features original music and score by A.R. Rahman
Kandukondain kandukondain I have found it ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Tamil and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two sisters attempt to find love against a backdrop of family turmoil
Jodhaa Akbar by Ashutosh Gowariker ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 462 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
India ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fire by Deepa Mehta ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Hindi and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Banned in India, this film was the first to confront lesbianism in that country
Rang de basanti ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 325 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
Jab tak hai jaan ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in Hindi and held by 292 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?
Gems the duets collection by Michael Bolton ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 268 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
Swades we, the people by Ashutosh Gowariker ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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127 hours music from the motion picture ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Miscellaneous languages and English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. The soundtrack features music from A. R. Rahman, including a collaboration with Dido, as well as songs from Free Blood, Plastic Bertrand, Ester Phillips, and Sigur Ros
Mangal Pandey the rising by Ketan Mehta ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Mangal Pandey who is known for his role as a leader in the Indian rebellion of 1857
A.R. Rahman's Bombay dreams by A. R Rahman ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rock the tabla by Hossam Ramzy ( )
2 editions published in 2011 and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lagaan Lagāna : once upon a time in India by Ashutosh Gowariker ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Queen Victoria's India, this is a story about a battle without bloodshed fought by a group of unlikely hereos. Will a game of cricket stop three years of lagaan (tax) for the Indian people?
Vande mātaram by A. R Rahman ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Guru ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hindi and Tamil and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A villager, Gurukant Desai, son of a village schoolteacher, comes to Bombay in 1958 and rises from its streets to become the biggest tycoon in Indian history
The best of A.R. Rahman by A. R Rahman ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
AR Rahman is an Indian film composer, record producer, musician and singer
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Alternative Names
A. S. Dileep Kumar 1966-....
Ar Rahman 1966-....
Kumar, A.S. Dileep
Kumar, A. S. Dileep, 1966-
Malik, A. R. Rahman Daboo 1966-
Rahamāna, E. Ara.
Rahman, Allah Rakha
Rahman, Allah Rakha, 1966-
Rahman, AR.
Rahman, AR 1966-
R̲ahmān, E. Ār.
Rakuman, A. R.
Rakuman, A. R., 1966-
Rehman, A. R.
Rehman, A. R., 1966-