A.R. Rahman announces world tour!

1308Oscar winning music director A.R. Rahman has announced that he will undertake a world tour musical concert.

The concert named ‘Jai Ho’ is organised by Global Kerala initiative and its proceedings would go towards rehabilitating HIV positive orphaned children.

Rahman will start his world tour with a live concert premier in Kozhikode on May 3. On being asked if the original singer of the award winning song “Jai Ho” Sukhwinder Singh will join the concert, Rahman said Sukhwinder will be part of the shows in Northern India.

“It depends on the dates. The way we have figured out this concert is with completely new talent, so Sukhwinder will be the part of Northern India concerts. From Southern India, we have a selection of the extraordinary talent,” said Rahman.

‘Jai Ho’, the song composed by Rahman for the film “Slumdog Millionaire”, was adjudged the best song at this year’s Oscars.

“Slumdog Millionaire”, a rags-to-riches story of a Mumbai slum dweller who goes on to win 20 million dollars in a quiz show, was adjudged the best film.

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