26 relations: A. R. Rahman, Chetpet (Chennai), G. K. Vasan, Gautham Menon, India, John Anderson (missionary), Kishore Chandra Deo, Leander Paes, M. K. Alagiri, M. K. Narayanan, M. K. Stalin, Madras Christian College, N. Ram, N.Srinivasan, Nazareth, Tamil Nadu, P. Chidambaram, P. K. Basheer, Prashanth (actor), R. K. Krishna Kumar, R. K. Narayan, Somdev Devvarman, Tamil Nadu, The Hindu, Tirunelveli, United States Department of State, William Miller (missionary).
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.
Chetpet is Located in Chennai district, Tamil Nadu.
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.
In this Indian name, the name Govindaswamy Karuppiah is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, G. K Vasan.
Gautham Vasudev Menon (born 25 February 1973), also known by his initials GVM, is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer who works predominantly in Tamil cinema.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
John Anderson (1805–1855) was a Scottish missionary and the founder of the mission of the Free Church of Scotland at Madras, India.
Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo (born 15 February 1947) is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress political party.
Leander Adrian Paes (born 17 June 1973) is an Indian professional tennis player who is considered to be one of the best doubles and mixed doubles players of all time, having achieved a career Grand Slam in each discipline.
Muthuvel Karunanidhi Alagiri (born 30 January 1951), commonly known as M. K. Alagiri, is an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu and was a Cabinet Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers from 13 June 2009 – 20 March 2013.
Mayankote Kelath Narayanan (born 10 March 1934) is an Indian diplomat and former IPS officer.
Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin (Tamil pronunciation: Mu. Ka. Sṭāliṉ; born 1 March 1953) known as M. K. Stalin, is an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu and working president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) political party.
The Madras Christian College (MCC) is a liberal arts and sciences college based in Madras (Chennai), India.
Narasimhan Ram (born 4 May 1945) is an Indian journalist and prominent member of the Kasturi family that controls The Hindu Group of publications.
N.Srinivasan is an award-winning and pioneering digital artist in the fields of art and architecture.
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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.
Palaniappan Chidambaram (born 16 September 1945) is an Indian politician and attorney who currently serves as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and formerly served as the Union Minister of Finance of India.
Prashanth (born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India) is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Tamil cinema.
Rayaroth Kuttambally Krishna Kumar is an Indian business executive and a former director of Tata Sons.
Somdev Kishore Devvarman (born 13 February 1985) is a former professional Indian tennis player.
Tamil Nadu (• tamiḻ nāḍu ? literally 'The Land of Tamils' or 'Tamil Country') is one of the 29 states of India.
The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.
Tirunelveli, also known as Nellai and historically (during British rule) as Tinnevelly, is a major city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The United States Department of State (DOS), often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department that advises the President and represents the country in international affairs and foreign policy issues.
Reverend William Miller (13 January 1838 – July 1923) was a Scottish educationalist and Free Church of Scotland missionary to Madras.
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