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AR Rahman to perform in Chennai


The maestro will celebrate his 25-year musical journey, paying tribute to Tamil Nadu, his homeland.

IANS

Oscar and Grammy-winning composer AR Rahman will perform in his homeland Tamil Nadu next month. He says the people of the state are always special and performing before them in his 25th year in the industry is a privilege.

After his performance at the IIFA 2017 in New York, which marked the beginning of his celebration of completing 25 years, he is set to bring back the Tamil pride through the magic of his music after two years to Chennai.

The AR Rahman concert, presented by 7UP is an initiative by IIFA Utsavam and produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment, will be held in Chennai on 12 January 2018.

The music maestro will celebrate his 25-year musical journey, paying tribute to Tamil Nadu, and taking audiences through his  'Netru Indru Naalai (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow).

"The past 25 years have been truly incredible. It has been a beautiful journey and I am grateful to my fans as I look forward to perform in Chennai, my home city. The people of Tamil Nadu are always special and performing before them in my 25th year is a privilege. I'd like to say 'thank you' to all of them on this occasion," Rahman said in a statement.

The musical and visual extravaganza will feature artistes like singer Neeti Mohan, Carnatic vocalist Haricharan, multi-lingual composer Vijay Prakash and Indo-American music producer Sid Sriram.