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A.R. Rahman And His Most Iconic Collaborations

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India's  musical maestro AKA A.R. Rahman turns 57 today. The legend began his career in 1992, and there has been no looking back ever since. 

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A global icon in every sense of the word, Rahman enjoys a study fan following in India and overseas. Here's taking a look at some of his biggest collaborations so far.

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When Coldplay Sang Vande MataramIn 2016, Coldplay joined forces with Rahman for a live rendition of the Vande Mataram in Mumbai. The electrifying gig, which was a part of the Global Citizen India initiative, was one for the books!

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Marvel in HindiIn 2019, Marvel collaborated with Rahman to for its Anthem -- ahead of the release of Avengers: Endgame. The track was subsequently released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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Jai Ho with The Pussycat DollsRemember Rahman's English remix with The Pussycat dolls? Well, Slumdog Millionaire's  Jai Ho (You Are My Destiny ft. Nicole Scherzinger) went on to be a smashing international hit!

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If I Rise with DidoThis track from the movie, 127 hours was composed by Rahman. The song marked the first collab between  English songwriter-singer Dido and him. If I Rise landed an Academy Award nomination in 2011.

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People Like UsRahman was roped in to compose the soundtrack of this movie,  which comprised 18 tracks. Out of which, one song was sun by Indie star singer Liz Phair.