A R Rahman announces one-off London O2 date
- Kirstyn Smith
- 10 June 2015
A greatest hits tour date at London’s O2 Arena for the award-winning singer and composer
A R Rahman, singer, composer and producer, has announced a one-off greatest hits show at the O2 in London this August.
A double-Grammy, double-Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe winner, Rahman is best known for his work on Slumdog Millionaire, which he scored. In fact, his work on this movie alone won Best Original Music Score, Best Original Song, Anthony Asquith Award for Best Film Music, Best Original Score, Best Original Soundtrack for a Motion Picture and Best Song Written for a Motion Picture. He’s pretty good, you know.
As well as Slumdog, Rahman is a renowned composer in India’s film industry, where he collaborated with Andrew Lloyd Webber on Bombay Dreams. Among the 100+ other films he’s worked on are Lagaan, Dil Se, 127 Hours and The Hundred Foot Journey. He is currently working on a composition for the film Pelé, a biopic on the football legend, and the score for Disney’s Mohenjo Daro.
Rahman will be joined by special guests Shweta Mohan, Neeti Mohan, Javed Ali, Srinivas, Karthik and more.
A R Rahman: The Greatest Hits stops off at London’s O2 Arena on Sat 15 Aug. Tickets go on sale Thu 11 Jun at 9am.