“A R Rahman,” the music legend, started his career as a musician with the legendary Malayalam music director MK Arjunan. He was just 11. Later, Rahman worked under MS Viswanathan, “Ilaiyaraaja,” “Hamsalekha,” Raj Koti, and many other legendary musicians and honed his music skills. He started his career as a music director with Roja, directed by Mani Ratnam, in 1992. Since then, there has been no turning back for the Mozart of Madras. F0r more than three decades, he had been ruling the Indian film industry. His latest release was Atrangi Re in 2021. Rahman has a lot of films on his hands waiting for release. Here is the list of those films:
“Malayankunju” is the upcoming Malayalam film featuring Fahadh Faasil and “V J Rajisha Vijayan.” Sajimon Prabhakar directs the film and “Fazil” produces it.
“Ayalaan” is scripted and directed by “R Ravikumar.” The Tamil film has “Sivakarthikeyan,” Rakul Preet Singh, Bhanu Priya, and Isha Koppikar in the lead roles. “Kotapadi J Rajesh” produces the film. Ayalaaan is Sivakarthikeyan’s first film in AR Rahman’s music.
“Pippa” is the upcoming Hindi film featuring Ishaan Khattar and Mrunal Thakur in the lead roles. Siddharth Roy Kapur produces the film, which Raja Krishna Menon directs.
“Cobra” is a Tamil film scripted and directed by “R Ajay Gnanamuthu.” The film has Chiyaan Vikram, Sarjano Khalid, Miya George, and Srinidhi Shetty in the lead roles. The former Indian Cricketer Irfan Pathan makes his Tamil debut with this film.
Ponniyin Selvan, the highly expected Tamil film of Mani Ratnam, is one among the long-delayed films in Indian film history. After a couple of attempts to launch the movie in the 90s and 2010s, Mani Ratnam succeeded only in 2019. The shooting was completed in 2021, and the film will hit the screens in 2022. LYCA joins Mani Ratnam’s Madras Talkies to produce this high-budgeted film. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Chiyaan Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Trisha Krishnan, and Karthik Sivakumar feature in this historical entertainer penned by Kalki Krishnamurthy.
“Heropanti 2” is the upcoming Bollywood film directed by Ahmed Khan. Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, the film features Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in lead roles.
“Maamannan” is the upcoming Tamil film directed by Mari Selvaraj. Keerthy Suresh joins Udhayanidhi Stalin in this film. “Vadivelu” makes his comeback with this AR Rahman musical. Fahadh Faasil will be seen in an important role. For the first time, Udhayanidhi Stalin gets AR Rahman’s music in his career.
Besides these films that are announced and some getting ready for release, AR Rahman has a lot of musical concerts in 2022. AR Rahman has been getting ready for his North America Tour to satisfy his fans there. From 17th July 2022 to 21st August 2022, he will be seen in the major North American showering his magical music on the music buffs.