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A R Rahman is all set to join Team Le Musk on the Cannes Red Carpet as part of the Indian delegation.
23 May, 2022:
AR Rahman, the Indian Icon who has scored not only some 500-1000 movies like Slumdog Millionaire , 2.0, and Tamasha, but also captured the hearts of millions of people with his versatility in the regional musical traditions of India.
The acclaimed music composer and recipient of several international awards is all set to walk the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival for his Directorial debut, Le Musk. Rahman joined the Indian delegation at Cannes alongside Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur.
Le Musk is all set to hit the screens soon. With cinematic surrealism, this film will be a showcase of the union of technology and cinema. Several other big artists like Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mame Khan and Ricky Kej also joined the delegation.
After a long and incredibly successful journey as a musical maestro, A. R. Rahman has ventured into direction with Le Musk, a film of an enchanting essence and fresh perspective to it.
Rahman walked the red carpet with British actor Burnet, who has carved a niche market for himself, with films such as Mortdecai and Pitch Perfect 3 and television shows such as The Feed and Ray Donavan. Velhal, who also walked the red carpet alongside Rahman, has the expertise of two decades in technology due to his stint with Intel. He has also mastered cinematography in Hollywood with films like Spider-Man: Far From Home, Dunkirk, Save Every Breath and FirstMan.
Le Musk is a tribute to the musical genius of and footprints in cinema left by A. R. Rahman.
Through the eyes of Le Musk, a completely new angle of cinematography is being explored with VR and realistic narration. The film was screened at Cannes XR on the 20th of May, 2022.
Indian Composer Ricky Kej's latest album Divine Tides nominated for a Grammy
Thursday, December 9, 2021:
Former Grammy winner Ricky Kej has been nominated yet again for a Grammy, along with American Musician Stewart Copeland for their latest album ‘Divine Tides’.
Divine Tides was directed by Lahari Velu and produced by Lahari Music.’ The album contains nine songs and eight music videos.
Ricky’s music is mostly cross-cultural, but not without a strong hint of Indian music. He won a Grammy in 2015, for his album ‘Winds of Samsara’. Stewart Copeland, who has won the Grammy five times previously, is the founder and drummer of the legendary British rock group ‘The Police’.
Ricky is the youngest person from India to have won a Grammy honor. He is also the fourth Indian to do so.
To read Ricky Kej’s biography, click here
To read Stewart Copeland’s biography, click here
To know about or listen to the album DIVINE TIDES, click here
Independent Soul Singer Shweta Sinha all Set to Add Her Unique Flavor in Maitri's New Season Opening Series
Shweta Sinha is a young musician whose creativity is as limitless as she herself. Her agility across genres, languages and influences clearly reflects in her soulful melodies.
Shweta Sinha is one-half of the indie-pop band Two-Seater Melodies. She credits her inspiration to legends in acoustic pop, rock, indie, soul and folk-rock music. Apart from creating original compositions, she also loves doing covers of some of the more immortal classics. Most of her work is available on iTunes, Amazon Music and Spotify. As far as Match My [Talent]’s core audience goes, Shweta is a regular favorite.
This time around, Shweta is all set to recreate her brand of magic in Maitri 2.0 opening series with a special tribute to female musicians who, like her, have created their own paths and succeeded on their own terms. We could not be more thrilled to welcome such a talented musician and get another chance to hear her soulful voice.
Catch her Live Performance on The Maitri Project on July 10, at 7 PM IST.