A. R. Rahman Quotes

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  • My biggest dream to connect people through music has come true. In a world where there are enough reasons to separate us, the Oscars have unified us.

    Dream   People   World  
  • I love classical music. I love a lot of musicians playing together and the whole culture of that, whether it's Indian or it's Western.

  • These are the Rad instruments that are dying out in India. So, it's going well and I think now we are increasing the number of kids we have taught and of course we are helping out with other things too. It's based in India now. [The idea is to] perfect it in one place and then we'll expand.

    Kids   Thinking   Ideas  
    "Composer A.R. Rahman Interview 127 HOURS". Interview with Sheila Roberts, collider.com. October 28, 2010.
  • In my opinion, everybody has the same soul from God and we are united by that. Outside, our bodies are different, our faces are different, but inside we are all the same, we share the same feelings of sadness, love, pain My music comes out of these feelings. Whether it is Japanese music, African, Qawalli, or any other form of music, if it touches your heart it becomes important for me.

    Pain   Heart   Sadness  
  • Music is language itself. It should not have any barriers of caste, creed, language or anything. Music is one, only cultures are different. Music is the language of languages. It is the ultimate mother of languages.

  • Your best success comes after your greatest disapponitment

  • It had a language. It's a very emotional language that only exists in India, that part of [inaudible] so we wanted to use that. I had two versions - one with my voice and one with the girl's voice. But he preferred the girl's voice and he preferred my voice with an [inaudible].

    Girl   Emotional   Two  
    Source: collider.com
  • My first experience of that was with my first movie which I did in India. And it was so different from other people. I find that "Oh my God." Every time the music is slow I feel that people are going to get up and go out. You get this nervousness. But, to my surprise, people starting singing the song even before it came in. They started singing along a week later, after release, which was very cool.

    Song   People   Singing  
    Source: collider.com
  • In my case, dust has become gold: Today, I work with people I grew up admiring.

    Dust   Gold   Cases  
    "A R Rahman: In Tune With Life". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. September 30, 2002.
  • There were basically three themes. One was the sun theme which is the guitar when he'd get sun on his leg and it comes again in the end. And there's of course the lullaby which Dido sang, "If I Rise." And then there's this driving guitar which is the motivation theme.

    Source: collider.com
  • You can't be without passion. Passion means the possessiveness to be the best.

  • I like music that is able to stir my soul. My music is a spiritual exercise

  • Because when you work with a different team, the expectations are different and then you deliver in a very different way. You look back at it and you're proud of yourself. And when the same people come in and you do the same thing, it's boring. You could re-envision it again and again but when the new chemistry of ideas comes in, something happens as a team.

    Team   Ideas   People  
    Source: collider.com
  • I was a common man, and I will always remain a common man. No amount of stardom will ever consume my soul. Money comes, money goes. Fame comes, fame goes. I believe every human being is a celebrity in their own right.

    Believe   Men   Soul  
  • Be original and find your inner voice. The rest will follow.

  • There have been predictions that the world will come to an end on 21.12.12. But I look around me and I see so much scope for hope.

    Looks   World   Scope  
  • Music knows no barrier of age or culture. It isn’t about being politically correct or even making a statement. Music is what appeals to the ears and touches your soul.

    Soul   Age   Culture  
  • If a musician wants to blossom into a full-fledged person, it's not enough if he knows only classical music; nor it is enough if he's well-versed only in raagas and techniques. Instead, he should be a knowledgeable person interested in life and philosophy. In his personal life there should be, atleast in some corner of his heart, a tinge of lingering sorrow.

  • When I initially read the script, it goes inside and comes out different things even without commenting on any stuff. And then, those pieces are taken out and then spread out through the movie.

    Source: collider.com
  • I've been doing music for many years and after a point what is the motivation that drives you to compose and to do stuff? I did this song for the U.N., a fighting for poverty anthem. That's when I realized that I could do a foundation. And when I started the foundation, it was basically to fight poverty and to help - that kind of stuff.

    Source: collider.com
  • The more I compose, the more I know that I don't know it all. I think it's a good way to start. If you think you know it all, the work becomes a repetition of what you've already done.

    Music   Thinking   Done  
  • Sometimes I intentionally cut it off. I just want to be in silence, especially when I'm traveling. I watch movies without sound.

    Cutting   Silence   Sound  
    Source: collider.com
  • If music wakes you up, makes you think, heals you...then, I guess the music is working.

  • That was a very different emotion and I felt Dido's words would be good and I had a template with my voice in it. Then, when he heard it, he wanted both our voices together in it and that's the scene when he sees the boy and then he gets charged to go on that final cutting effort.

    Cutting   Boys   Voice  
    Source: collider.com
  • Music is something that takes you to a world which is very different from the world of hatred,jealousy, and all those negative emotions

  • After a point of time, when you get success and fame, money and everything, the purpose of life has to be redefined. For me, I think that purpose is to build bridges. Artists can do that very easily, more than politicians.

  • While other creators make a big show of their art Mani Sir makes it look as though anyone can do what he does.

    Art   Doe   Looks  
  • The institution of marriage works better when there's a spiritual connection. If you're marrying just for the sake of the woman, then you may lose interest in each other very soon. When we marry in the interest of the Holy Spirit with the intention of serving God and humanity, then it gives a much larger perspective.

  • Certain things are done intentionally opposite - like there's no sound at the end or synthesizers or all that stuff. Anything that drowns the movie, no. Anything that makes you sit up and watch it, yes. So, some are expecting a very sad theme going on.

    Source: collider.com
  • I am a big admirer of Sachin and his personality. He is a source of inspiration for the country and just looking at his photographs gives a lot of positive vibes.

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