America Tamil Sangam presents Tamil Ratna Award to AR Rahman for his contribution to global music. This is before him getting his Bharat Ratna from government of india
New York based America Tamil Sangam presented its highest honor -Tamil Ratna Award – to maestro AR Rahman at the United Nations General Assembly Hall on Monday night at the UN
Rahman gave a sparkling musical performance to commemorate the birth centenary of Dr M S Subbulakshmi Presenting the award Dr Prakash M Swamy president of the Sangam said the twice Oscar and Golden Globe winner is always an embodiment of peace, humility and charity The previous awardees include Bharathi Raja. the ace Tamil movie director, dancer Kamala Lakshman, Abel Laureate Dr Srinivasa Varadhan, First Indian-American Assemblyman from Connecticut Dr Prasad Srinivasan and Dr Valavanur Subramaniam. world renowned cardio thoracic surgeon Rahman thanked Swamy his friend of 30 years for the honor.