AR Rahman awarded with 2015 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award [ Current Affairs ]


Oscar - winning musician AR Rahman has been convened with prestigious 2015 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award in Mumbai. He was given the fifth edition of award by Expert filmmaker Subhash Ghai. On the occasion of 78th birthday of Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, he was given the award.

About AR Rahman:

  • Allah - Rakha Rahman (A R Rahaman) is one of the most globally popular Indian music icons.
  • He is an Indian composer, singer - songwriter, music producer, musician, multi - instrumentalist and philanthropist.


  • He has won two Academy Awards
  • two Grammy Awards
  • a BAFTA Award
  • a Golden Globe
  • four National Film Awards
  • fifteen Film fare Awards
  • thirteen Film fare Awards South
  • numerous other awards and nomination

About Hridaynath Mangeskar Award:

  • Recognized in 2011 by Mumbai - based socio - cultural organisation Hridayesh Art in the honour of music composer and singer Hridaynath Mangeskar.
  • Hridaynath is the son of well - known musician Deenanath Mangeshkar and is younger brother of music legends Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle.

- Published on: October 29, 2015