Happy Birthday A. R. Rahman
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Music maestro AR Rahman visited the White House recently for the screening of documentary "Jai Ho", which is based on his life.

Umesh Aggarwal's directorial showcases the journey of the Oscar-winning personality's personal and professional life.

"On the way to the White House for a screening of 'Jai Ho'," tweeted AR Rahman.

The "Mozart of Madras" also performed at a concert in Wolftrap, a performing arts centre located in Vienna, near Washington.

From "Roja" to "Slumdog Millionaire", Rahman has composed and sung several songs and made them super hits. He has composed music for Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malyalam, Kannada and Hollywood movies.

Recently, his song 'Mental Manadhil' from Mani Ratnam's film "OK Kanmani" has captured hearts.

Rahman has always made India proud. In 2009, TIME added his name to the world's most influential people's list.

The great star of India has won 117 awards out of 138 nominations – four National Awards, 15 Filmfare and 14 Filmfare South, as of last year and he is the first Asian to get two Oscars in a year.

In 2007, Rahman was awarded Indian of the Year for Contribution to Popular Music in Limca Book of Records.

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