10 relations: A. R. Rahman, Drama (film and television), Kranthi Kumar, Ram Prasad (cinematographer), Soundarya, Telugu language, Toronto, Toronto International Film Festival, Vikram (actor), Vivek (actor).
Allahrakka Rahman (born A. S. Dileep Kumar, best known as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, and music producer. A. R. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the ''Time'' 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011. South Indian fans of Rahman refer him with the nickname of "The Mozart of Madras", and "Isai Puyal" (the Musical Storm). With an in-house studio (Panchathan Record Inn in Chennai), Rahman's film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with the Tamil film Roja. Working in India's film industries, international cinema, and theatre, Rahman is one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200million units sold. In a notable two-decade career, he has been acclaimed for redefining contemporary Indian film music and contributing to the success of several films. Rahman has also become a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of causes and charities. In 2017, Rahman made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.
In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
Kranthi Kumar (born Talasila Kranthi Kumar) was an Indian film, director, screenwriter and producer known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema.
Ram Prasad is an Indian director of photography predominantly working in Telugu film industry, having done cinematographer for more than 50 films since he has entered the film industry.
Soundarya Raghu (Kannada: ಸೌಂದರ್ಯ) (18 July 1972 – 17 April 2004) was an Indian multilingual actress and producer who predominantly worked in Telugu cinema besides Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films in lead roles.
Telugu (తెలుగు) is a South-central Dravidian language native to India.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, often stylized as tiff) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually.
Vikram (born Kennedy John Victor; 17 April 1966), also known as Chiyaan Vikram, is an Indian actor and singer who predominantly appears in Tamil language films.
Vivek is an Indian film actor, comedian, television personality, playback singer and activist working in the Tamil film industry.