21 relations: A. R. Rahman, Aayirappara, Aniyathipraavu, Carnatic music, Devadas, Devaraagam, Devasuram, Gowrisankaram, Hitler (1996 film), Malayalam cinema, Mazha, Mridangam, Playback singer, Psychology, Singing, Swathi Thirunal (film), Taj Mahal (1999 film), Tamil cinema, Telugu cinema, Utharam, Violin.
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.
Aayirappara is a 1993 Malayalam film directed by Venu Nagavalli starring Mammootty, Urvashi and Madhu in the lead roles.
Aniyathipraavu (English: Younger Sister Dove) is a 1997 Malayalam romance film directed by Fazil and produced by Swargachitra Appachan.
Carnatic music, Karnāṭaka saṃgīta or Karnāṭaka saṅgītam is a system of music commonly associated with southern India, including the modern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu, as well as Sri Lanka.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Devadas is a 1989 Malayalam film based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novel, Devdas.
Devaraagam is a 1996 Indian Malayalam-language film directed by Bharathan and starring Arvind Swamy and Sridevi in the lead roles.
Devasuram (Malayalam: ദേവാസുരം; The God Demon) is a 1993 Indian Malayalam-language drama film directed by I. V. Sasi and written by Ranjith.
Gowrisankaram is a Malayalam language film.
Hitler is a 1996 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film written and directed by Siddique, produced by Ousepachan Valakuzhy and Lal, and starring Mammootty in the lead role and Mukesh, Shobhana, Saikumar, Jagadish, and Vani Viswanath in supporting roles.
Malayalam cinema is the Indian film industry based in the southern state of Kerala, dedicated to the production of motion pictures in the Malayalam.
Mazha (മഴ, The Rain) is a 2000 Malayalam film directed by Lenin Rajendran starring Biju Menon, Samyuktha Varma and Lal.
The Mridangam is a percussion instrument from India of ancient origin.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
A playback singer is a singer whose singing is pre-recorded for use in movies.
Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Swathi Thirunal is a 1987 Malayalam biographical film co-written and directed by Lenin Rajendran.
Taj Mahal is a 1999 Tamil film directed by Bharathiraja.
Tamil cinema is Indian motion pictures produced in the Tamil language.
Telugu cinema, also known by its sobriquet Tollywood, is the segment of Indian cinema dedicated to the production of motion pictures in the Telugu language, based in Film Nagar, a neighborhood of Hyderabad, Telangana.
Utharam (Answer) is a 1989 Malayalam mystery-thriller film starring Mammootty, Suparna, Sukumaran and Parvathy.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.