Mozart of Madras A R Rahman is celebrating his birthday today

Rahman called as Allah Rakkah Rahman, started his career with Roja, introduced by Mani Ratnam.

He followed it up with hits in the company of Shankar, Bharathiraja, Balachander too. He ventured to Hindi and was successful there too.

His Hollywood sojourn was more successful as his Jai Ho in Slumdog Millionaire won his double Oscar and Grammy.