A R Rahman returns with his studio album Raunaq after a gap of more than five years and he has become Visual storyteller for Raunaq and has conceived the narrative of the lead music video. A R Rahman Latest Album Raunaq dedicates to Vogue Empower, a social awareness initiative that draws attention to women’s empowerment.
Known as the Mozart of Madras, and the winner of two Oscars, two Grammy awards, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe,A.R. Rahman returns with the release of his new album; Raunaq: Conversation of Music and Poetry.
The album is Rahman’s first studio album in over 5 years and sees an excellent mix of traditional sound and beautiful melodies that this Indian music maestro has become globally known for.
Rahman first made music for Bollywood films way back in 1992, and has continuously made successful songs that are catchy and touching.
Incredibly, he has become even more popular outside of India, with musical scores for a number of British and Hollywood films that have won him many awards.
Rahman’s new album holds collaborations with Lata Mangeshkar and K.S. Chithra, as well as other leading artists such as Shreya Ghosal, Mohit Chauhan, Shewa Pandit and Jonita Gandhi who also feature on the songs which A.R. Rahman has composed.
Kapil Sibal, a former union minister of India and lyricist helped write the lyrics for the album.
This album is a result of Sibals poetry to which Rahman has composed and provided visuals. Rahman takes on the role of a storyteller as he narrates forthe music video, Aa Bhi Jaa.
The album which was first unveiled by Bollywood star Salman Khan on February 27, 2014, has been dedicated to #VogueEmpower which is a social awareness that highlights womens empowerment currently ongoing in today’s society.